Thursday, March 26th, 2009
Complete Obituary
James Dues
  James C. Dues, 62, 4356 South 300 East, Portland, Ind., died at 9:11 a.m. March 25, 2009, at Jay County Hospital emergency room, Portland. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born Jan. 4, 1947, in Mercer County, to Raymond and Josephine Heyne Dues. On Aug. 19, 1967, he married Janet Gerlach, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Rick and Brad Dues, both of Portland; a daughter, Tammy (Matt) Lyons, Portland; two brothers, Bob Dues, Houston, and Don Dues, Celina; five sisters, Alice Klosterman of Florida, Ginny Knapke, St. Henry, Vi Westgerdes, Fort Recovery, Mary Jane Severt, Traverse City, Mich., and Pat Myers, Adrian Mich.; and eight grandchildren.
He was a farmer and sales agent for Bixler Insurance in Portland. He was a 1965 Coldwater High School graduate and served with the National Guard. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Portland, the Knights of Columbus, the American Legion, Coldwater, and the National Cattleman Association.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Marty Sandhage officiating. Burial is at Green Park Cemetery, Portland.
Calling is 12-6 p.m. Sunday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland, with a scripture service at 6 p.m.
Contributions can be made to the Jay County Cancer Society or for masses.
Condolences can be left at www.bairdfreeman.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Monday Night
69°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
37%
Tuesday
79°
Rain Showers
100%
Tuesday Night
60°
Rain Showers
91%
Wednesday
71°
Chance Thunderstorms
40%
Wednesday Night
64°
Thunderstorms Likely
64%
Thursday
76°
Thunderstorms Likely
63%
Thursday Night
64°
Chance Thunderstorms
31%
Friday
79°
Chance Thunderstorms
48%
Friday Night
66°
Chance Thunderstorms
47%
Saturday
83°
Chance Thunderstorms
33%
Saturday Night
69°
Chance Thunderstorms
33%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d
camera_logo Photo Albums
video_logoOnline Video
Thursday, June 18
index pict
Persistent rain caused flooding