James Raymond Daily

James Raymond Daily

James Raymond Daily

Belle Plaine

James Raymond Daily 84, of Belle Plaine, IA passed away Nov. 8th 2023 at home under the care of Essence of Life Hospice his family was by his side.

He was born on April 8th 1939 at the Prairie Creek farm on Highway 30 to Patrick and Jeannette (Raymond) Daily. He married the love of his life Kathryn Faye Jacobi on April 28th 1962.

Jim graduated from Belle Plaine High School with the class of ‘57. He worked at Rockwell Collins for over 30 years, after retiring from there he worked at Benco Mfg. and then he delivered parts for Carquest. He was Mayor of Belle Plaine for 8 years and was proud to serve “Our Little Town”.

He is survived by his children, Richard Daily of Belle Plaine, Kelly (Kurt) Hoerner Feller of Marion, Jean (David) Coover of Belle Plaine and Nicole (Edgar) Shen of Niceville, Florida. He has 7 grandchildren, Joshua Daily, Ross Pugh, Felicia Hoerner, Davis Coover, Danielle Stinson, Emily Clinton, Brigitte Shen and 5 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his beloved Kathyrn; his parents, Patrick and Jeannette; brothers, Harold and Thomas; and sister, Shirley.

A celebration of life will be held at Hrabak-Neuhaus Funeral Service Belle Plaine on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at 6 pm with Pastor Charles Johnson officiating. Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Drinks and storytelling to follow at the Belle Plaine Legion Hall.

Memorials may be sent to the Belle Plaine Ambulance. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.neuhausfuneralservice.com.

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