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James Lee Marlowe II, 59

September 1, 1957 to August 31, 2017

WYANET ó James Lee Marlowe II, 59, of Wyanet died at 9:41 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, at University of Chicago Medicine after receiving great care after a heart transplant.

Jim was born Sept. 1, 1957, in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., the son of James Lee and Glenice (McGuire) Marlowe. He married Linda Drake on Oct. 1, 1978, in the Wyanet Bible Church. She survives.

Jimís father was in the U.S. Army and they moved often, mostly residing in Missouri and Illinois. He graduated from Tombstone High School in Arizona with the Class of 1975. He received his associates degree in computer science. He was employed at Jostens in Princeton for 20 years, United Steel Decking in Peru for 10 years and most recently at Thompsonís Electronic, retiring in 2015.

He was a member of Bunker Hill Church of God in Buda. Jim was a dog lover, especially his great danes. He was an avid reader, enjoyed movies and spending time with his family.

Also surviving are three sons, James Lee (Megan) Marlowe III of Bloomington, Joshua Adam Marlowe of Normal and Jeremy Tyler (fiance Susan) Marlowe of Mishawaka, Ind.; two grandchildren, Aiden James and Chloe Grace Marlowe, both of Bloomington; and one sister, Susan (Charles) Boudreaux of Louisiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, at Bunker Hill Church of God in Buda with Pastor Stephen Myong and Pastor Fred Criminger officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Wyanet.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Memorials may be directed to the family to be designated at a later date.

Service/Memorial Information

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, at Bunker Hill Church of God in Buda with Pastor Stephen Myong and Pastor Fred Criminger officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Wyanet.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Memorials may be directed to the family to be designated at a later date.

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  • candle"I am saddened to hear about the passing of your father Jim. My thoughts are with your family during this time."Tribute from: Jennifer Middleton
    September 5, 2017
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  • candle"You have my sympathy on the loss of your husband and father. I worked with Jim at United Steel Deck."Tribute from: Diane Data
    September 4, 2017
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  • candle"Linda and family

    We were sorry to hear of Jim's passing. May the peace of God be with you in this time of sorrow."
    Tribute from: Mike & Sharon Walker
    September 4, 2017
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  • prayer"It was such a pleasure having you as my daughters father in law. I will miss you, May God hold you in the palm of his hand until we meet again. Love and prayers to Linda and your family."Tribute from: Denise Kinney
    September 4, 2017
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  • tullips"Our deepest and sincere sympathy to you and your family. Jim will be greatly missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers. With love and hugs...Gwen"Tribute from: Gwen and Skip
    September 3, 2017
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  • prayer"May Jesus be your strength and your comfort in this time of grieving. May He wrap you in His loving arms."Tribute from: Vonette Allen Miller
    September 2, 2017
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  • candle"Our deepest sympathies to Linda, sons and family members. James loved his family and he will be greatly missed."Tribute from: Uncle Bobby and Aunt Kathy
    September 1, 2017
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