James “Jim” Buss

Service

Date: Sat, April 9, 2016
Start time: 2:00 pm
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Arrangements By:
Merle Hay Funeral Home

Visitation

Date: Sat, April 9, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Iowa 50310

James “Jim” Buss

September 29, 1943 - April 6, 2016

James Michael Buss was born on September 29, 1943 in Des Moines, and passed away surrounded by family on April 6, 2016, at Kavanagh House on 56th Street in Des Moines.  He lived his life in Des Moines, and was a graduate of Dowling High School.  He coached many young men in the game of baseball.  He enjoyed all sports, and playing cards.

 

James is preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Adeline Buss; sisters, Margaret Tingwald and Marilyn Buss; and brother, Jack Buss.

 

He is remembered by his siblings: Donna Bergstrom (Nels) of Arizona, Phyllis Lemons (Howard) of Des Moines, and Robert Buss of West Des Moines; baby sister, Janis Mathias of Des Moines; numerous nieces and nephews; and a family of very close friends.

 

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m., Saturday, at Merle Hay Funeral Home, with his funeral beginning at 2. Memorial contributions may be given to HCI Hospice Care Services-Kavanagh House.

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