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James 'Jim' Harper


James "Jim" Harper, 82, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Prairie Senior Living Center after a lengthy illness.

He was born March 30, 1932, in Colby to Bryan "Cute" and Sarah "Sadie" Ramey Harper.

Survivors include his wife, Janet, of the home; a son, Mick and wife, Janice, Castle Rock, Colo.; a daughter, Audrey Schoenberger and husband, David, Ellis; and six grandchildren, Jenna and Natalie Schoenberger, Caley, Sarah, Nathan and Mary Harper.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Duane "Buck" and Gerald "Gary" Harper.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Colby.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Baalman Mortuary, Colby.

A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or PSLC Alzheimer's Ward in care of the mortuary.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.baalmannmortuary.com.