Jim Schaben Sr., 87, of Dunlap, Iowa, passed away Saturday August 3, 2013, at Immanuel Hospital in Omaha, Neb.
Jim was a longtime local businessman, auctioneer and a former Iowa Democratic Senator. The Dunlap Livestock Auction has been operated by the Schaben family since 1950.
Jim is survived by his wife, Ruth Schaben of Dunlap; seven children, Jay (Karla) Schaben, of Dunlap, Jeri Schaben, of Omaha, Neb., Jim and Cindie Schaben, of Dunlap, Jack and Linda Schaben, of Spirit Lake, Joe and Beth Schaben, of Dunlap, Jean Garner, of Phoenix, Ariz., Jon and Julie Schaben, of Dunlap; sister, Jeane Evanoff, of Moline, Ill.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., at St. Patrick's Parish Center in Dunlap. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 5 p.m., on Wednesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Dunlap.
This obituary was originally published in The Daily Nonpareil.