James "Jim" Haller

James E. "Jim" Haller, 63, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville.
He was born in Tell City, Dec. 3, 1949. Jim was a Vietnam Army veteran. A meat manager by trade, he was previous owner and operator of Minto's Market and Haller's Shopworth. He was recently employed at Holiday Foods in Ferdinand and prior to that at the Holiday Foods in Santa Claus. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939, American Legion Post 213 and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1624.
Jim enjoyed working, bowling and golfing, watching IU sports, St. Louis Cardinals and New York Yankees and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by a daughter, Brenda (Allen) Popp of Rome; his sisters, Mary "Mry" Haller, Barb Haller and Becky (Joe) Blum all of Tell City, Connie (Larry) Betz of St. Anthony and Judy (John) Raaf of Grandview; a granddaughter, Audrey; a stepgrandson, Hunter; nieces and nephews, Julie (Kevin) Rayburn, Joe (Erika) Raaf, Bill (Angie) Blum, Kevin (Jennifer) Blum, Janelle (Steve) Scannell, Breanne VanWinkle (J.B. Arnold); great-nieces and nephews, Riley and Lane Spencer, Josie and Nolan Raaf, Megan Blum, Andrew Blum, Kyle and Jared Blum, Lexi Scannell and stepgreat-nephews, Kyle and Klay Stevenson.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Edward and Julitta (Dauby) Haller; a sister, Kris Haller and a nephew, Danny Blum.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. The Rev. Dennis Duvielus will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery with military rites.  Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home in Tell City.
The Moose will hold a prayer service at 7:45 p.m. Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to the , the Moose or a favorite charity. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.zoercher-gillickfuneralhome.com.
Published in Perry County News on Dec. 27, 2012