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James "Jim" T. Scheulen

May 5, 1953 — January 30, 2022

James "Jim" T. Scheulen

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James “Jim” T. Scheulen, age 68 of Linn, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, January 30, 2022, surrounded by his family and friends.

 

Jim was born May 5, 1953, in Jefferson City, a son to the late Herman and Marie (Vaughan) Scheulen. Jim was the youngest of 7 siblings.

 

On June 29, 1984, Jim was united in marriage to Diann Bock McCleary in Linn. She survives of their home.

 

Jim was a 1971 graduate of Linn High School and a 1974 graduate of Linn Technical College (State Tech) with a degree in Electronic Engineering Technology.

 

Jim was employed with Unilever in Jefferson City for 31 years, along with many truck driving jobs throughout the years. After retirement, Jim enjoyed working at Dudenhoeffer Countryside Garden with his dear friends and driving part-time for Feather Ridge Farms picking up and delivering sawdust and wood shavings.

 

Jim co-coached his sons St. George basketball teams and AAU basketball teams and Gus Macker 3 on 3 basketball street tournaments.

 

In recent years, Jim enjoyed traveling to his grandson’s basketball and soccer games. He like to deer hunt, and especially teaching his grandson how to shoot, hunt and harvest numerous deer.

Jim liked fishing, mushroom hunting, growing vegetables in his garden, cutting wood and mowing his large yard. He enjoyed BBQing (especially ribs), taking Sparky on long walks and he loved all genres of music. He loved “people”. He never met a stranger and could strike up a conversation with anyone.

 

Jim enjoyed traveling, especially going to the Caribbean Islands with friends. He was a huge supporter of his son’s band (Klown) which practiced in the basement until the new garage addition was added to the house.

 

Jim is survived by his wife of 37 years, Diann of the home; his son, AJ Scheulen of Linn; daughters Michele (Neil) McCleary Harkavy of Memphis, TN, and Monica (Matthew) Rost of Morrison; grandchildren, Jessica Conaway, Ryan Fain, Madeline Petty and Tommy Scheulen; great grandchildren, Theo, Jessica, Zolie, Keegan, Riley, Kelly and Noah; siblings, Margaret (Leroy) Woehr, Charles (Margaret) Scheulen, Bob (Judy) Scheulen, George Scheulen, Carl (Sharon) Scheulen and Carol McKee as well as numerous nieces, nephews and a multitude of friends.

 

In addition to his parents,  Jim was preceded in death by: a brother, Cletus Scheulen, a sister-in-law, Debbie Scheulen and a brother-in-law Lynn McKee.

 

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 4, 2022, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn.

 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn with Fr. Collin Franklin as the celebrant.

 

Interment will follow in St. George Parish Cemetery in Linn.

 

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to St. George Catholic Church.

 

 

 

 

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Visitation

Friday, February 4, 2022

4:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

St George Catholic Church

611 East Main Street, Linn, MO 65051

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Starts at 10:30am (Central time)

St George Catholic Church

611 East Main Street, Linn, MO 65051

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Burial

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Starts at 11:30am (Central time)

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