Obituaries

Obituaries

James W. "Jim" Spielman 1947 - 2008 Oskaloosa

Graveside inurnment services for James W. "Jim" Spielman, 60, Ozawkie, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa. Cremation is planned.Mr. Spielman died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at his home.He was born Aug. 20, 1947, in Topeka, the son of Lewis J. and Betty Louise Woodard Spielman.He lived in the Ozawkie area his entire life.Mr. Spielman was a heavy equipment operator and a member of Union Local No. 101 of Operating Engineers in Topeka. He was a 1966 graduate of Oskaloosa High School.He married Juanita Louise Adams Ditch on May 14, 2001, in Oskaloosa. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include one son, Robert, Ozawkie; a daughter, Rebecca Ann Spielman, Oskaloosa; and two sisters, Sherry L. Seifert, Ozawkie, and Patricia A. Courtney, Oskaloosa.The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.Memorials may be made to Jefferson County Hospice in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, KS 66066.