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James L. Berry

  • Birth 20 Mar 1941 Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 4 Mar 2013 Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Burial Waukon, Allamakee County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 106264325

James L. Berry, 71, of Chippewa Falls, Wis., and formerly of Alburnett, Iowa, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire, Wis.

Services: 6 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Horan Funeral Home, Chippewa Falls, Wis. Visitation: 3 p.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home. Burial of cremains will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Waukon, Iowa, at a later date.

James is survived by his children, Scott (Debbie) of Troy, Mich., Tom (Liz) of Winterset, Iowa, Kim (Brad) of Elk Mound, Wis., and Jason (Sara Broome) of Eau Claire, Wis.; brothers, Robert (Betty Payne) of Monticello, and Allan (Annette) of Alburnett; sisters, Darlene F. of Seward, Neb., and June S. of Alburnett; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rita, on June 10, 2010; and his parents.

Jim was born March 20, 1941, in Cedar Rapids, to Guy and Claudia (McAtee) Berry. He was a 1959 graduate of Alburnett High School. On May 5, 1962, he married Rita Keenan in Waukon, Iowa. He loved hunting waterfowl in Canada and trap shooting. He was a longtime member and past president of the Eau Claire Rod & Gun Club. He enjoyed watching baseball and was a big Chicago Cubs fan.

Family and friends may express condolences online at

Published March 6, 2013 in The Gazette.

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  • Created by: MSgt Allan Javellana, USAF (Retired)
  • Added: 5 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 106264325
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James L. Berry (20 Mar 1941–4 Mar 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106264325, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Waukon, Allamakee County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by MSgt Allan Javellana, USAF (Retired) (contributor 47937954) .