Jim Bond was born on July 11, 1918 and was raised on a farm in Ida Grove, Iowa. He passed away peacefully on May 3, 2013 in his home in Lakewood. Jim spent thirty years in the dairy industry with Beckley Ice Cream and Adohr
Farms. He served in WWII as 1st Lieutenant bombardier in the Army Air Corps. He met his bride of sixty years at the St. Anthony's Antonian Club. Jim loved his sixty years as a member of St. Pancratius Parish and Choir. He was also a volunteer at his local Hospice. Jim is survived by his wife, Mary; children, Eileen (Dennis), Kathleen, Danny (Julie), Diane (Bill), John (Kim), Tom and Joanne (Steve). He also has eleven grandchildren; Sean, Tim, Devin and Brendan Farrell, Andrew and Ryan Bond, Jared and Jenna McIlvene, Shaun Decker and Kelly and Alyssa Bay. He is also survived by his sister, Alberta Bond of Los Alamitos, CA. A viewing will begin at 5:00 P.M. concluding with the rosary at 6:30 p.m. at the Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell Mortuary on Friday, May 10, 2013. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Pancratius at 11a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2013 followed by internment at All Souls Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the
, Pathways Volunteer Hospice or The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell Mortuary (562) 425-6401 www.luybenfamilyd-m.com