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Linn County Leader - Brookfield, MO
  • Obituary: James B. Dillon

  • James B. Dillon, 91, Bucklin, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his home.
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  • James B. Dillon, 91, Bucklin, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his home.
    Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Bluff Creek Cemeter,y near Boone, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at Delaney Funeral Home, Marceline.
    James was born at Fairmont, Nebraska on October 16, 1922, to Willie and Bessie (Sommers) Dillon.
    James was a Veteran of the United States Air Force and had previously worked in manufacturing and at Moore Fans in Marceline.  He attended Callao Christian Church, was a lifetime member of the VFW and a Bucklin resident since 1978.
    He is survived by daughter, Kathleen and Lonnie Leininger, Loveland, CO; sister. Hazel Shaffer, Flippin, AR; three grandchildren, David and Timothy Leininger and Carrie Kindred; and special friend, Tillie Christensen, Bevier.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Vivian Simerly and Beulah Burns, and brother Bill Dillon.

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