James D. Jochum

James Dean Jochum, 87, of Elgin, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at his home in Elgin.
He is survived by his wife, Julie; five children and their spouses; Karen (Keith) Shoemaker of Sioux City, IA, Joe Jochum of Lincoln, Carol (John) Boyd of Dallas, TX, Bill (Diane) Jochum of Omaha, and Bob (Barbara) Jochum of Seattle, WA; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild; three brothers and their spouses; LaVern Jochum of Neligh, Leo (June) Jochum, Jr. of Norfolk, and Daryl (Lynn) Jochum of St. Joseph, MO.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, brother Delmar and his wife Donna, sister-in-law LuVerna (LaVern) Jochum and two nieces, Linda Dinslage and Janet Abler.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin with Rev. Kevin Vogel officiating. Military Rites were conducted by American Legion Post 229 of Elgin. Inurnment will take place at St. Boniface Cemetery at a later date.
Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin was in charge of the arrangements.