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James R. Jared

June 30, 1937 ~ December 25, 2022 (age 85) 85 Years Old


James R. "Jim" Jared, age 85, of Galesburg, Illinois, passed away at 4:05 PM on Sunday, December 25, 2022 at his residence. He was born June 30, 1937 in Monmouth, Illinois, the son of James H. and Florence M. (Thornander) Jared. Jim graduated from ROWVA High School. He worked for Burlington Northern Railroad and lastly, Munson Transportation in Monmouth as a truck driver. 

Jim is survived by two daughters, Tracy (Scott) Strothcamp of St. Charles, MO and Romy (Monte) Reicks of Bellview, NB, and one son, John Jared of Chicago, IL. He is also survived by four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents. 

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