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James Donald Schliesman, 78, passed away on March 10, 2015 at his son's house in Washington state, following a brief illness. He was born on April 11, 1936 in Milbank, South Dakota and resided in Yuba City, California until he moved to the Pacific Northwest in his final days.

Jim retired from the Air Force while stationed at Beale Air Force Base after working on the Blackbird SR-71, in Vietnam and stateside.

Jim was preceded in death by his wife Daphne; his father Royal Patrick; his mother Ethel Mary (Harriman); siblings Paul, Mary Ann, and William Arthur.

Jim is survived by his sisters Margret, Patricia and Judith; brothers Robert and Richard; daughter Debin; son Monte (Dawn); 11 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Services to be held at Marvin Cemetery, Marvin South Dakota on June 22, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., with a reception following at Marvin Hall.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on June 14, 2015
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