Jim, 79, passed away June 21 at Ramsey Village. His funeral will be at 10 a.m., Friday, at Brooks South Town Chapel, where visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
James Flannery Ewald, the son of Walter and Dorsey (Flannery) Ewald, was born December 10, 1936 in Sioux City, Iowa. He was united in marriage with Mary Jo Drake on September 23, 1957. Jim worked for Braniff Airlines for many years, and then spent time as a bus driver for the MTA.
Jim is remembered by his children: Brenda (Jerry) Patterson, Jamie Ewald, Wally Ewald, and Heather Ewald; grandchildren: Amy (Tony) Brundage and Jim Patterson (Jess); sister Leslie Roeder; great-grandchildren: Hannah, Gabbie, Austen, and Kori; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Dorsey, and his wife, Mary Jo.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.
Special thanks to the staff at Ramsey Village for the wonderful care they provided to Jim.