“Jim was the most generous man. He shared his love of Cranberry River Retreat with so many. I will remember Jim when: autumn colors light up the woods, gentle waves roll off the big lake into shore, and northern lights dance in the night sky. I am proud to have had him as my friend for almost twenty years. Jim....in my heart and never forgotten!
“We are sorry to learn of the passing of Jim, but grateful for his service to our nation as a Peace Corps Volunteer.
The National Peace Corps Association
“Dear Cathy & both of your families,
I went to school with Jim from Kindergarten through graduation. He could be a friend to anyone. His parents raised a good man. Cathy we met you at the class reunions. You will certainly miss him and we are praying for you. God's Blessings on you & all of the family.
“Cousin Jim you will be missed. Please know that our hearts,thoughts and prayers are with Cathy and your children in this time of sorrow. Cindy & Alan Klatt
“Jim was an amazing man. Whether fine-tuning copy for a brochure or lamenting the latest political debacle, Jim's energy was boundless and his mental prowess keen. A leader in the communications field while in St. Louis, Jim contributed to my growth as a writer and businessperson and helped cultivate my political awareness, and I will forever be grateful for his generosity, kindness, and wonderful humor. A light has left the earth.
Klatt, James Alan Born January 15, 1942 in Mason City, IA. He grew up on a farm and was living proof of the adage that you can take the boy out of the country but you can never take the country out of the boy. He loved nothing better than tramping through a field of prairie grass, following deer...Read More