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Official Obituary of

James E. Almekinder

June 6, 1944 ~ March 5, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

James Almekinder Obituary

James "Jim" Almekinder passed away on March 5th at the age of 79. He was predeceased by his parents,  Edward and Myrtle,  wife Linda,  sister Ruby Leavitt, brother in law  Ron Johnson, and daughter Christine Warner. 

Jim is survived by daughters: Melissa (Rick) Bigler and Denise (Jay) Smith. Sisters: Jean Johnson,  Connie (Ken) Young,  Joanne Almekinder.  Brothers: Don (Karen), Bob,  Howard (Debbie). 8 Grandchildren and 15 Great Grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews,  family and friends. 

Jim worked at American Can, construction and owned Linda Jane Hauling, & Excavating.

Jim was a DIRT car driver and owner of A&N Racing.  He loved fishing and playing poker with his long time friends.  He was always the life of the party and enjoyed tinkering in his garage. 

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