James A. “Jim” Seger, 84, Dubois

James A. “Jim” Seger, 84, of Dubois, died Friday (November 17)at his home. He was born in Dubois August 22, 1933, to Frank and Margaret (Schmitt) Seger. He married Susanne M. Burke October 3, 1957, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. She died May 12, 2017.

Jim was a 1951 graduate of Dubois High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957. He and his wife owned and operated a poultry farm in the Dubois area. He was a lifetime, active member of St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Dubois, served as a volunteer and board member for the Dubois County Museum, served 11 years on the Northeast Dubois School Board and on the Old National Bank advisory board. He received the 1975 Outstanding Conservation Farmer Award and was a member of the Dubois Jaycees and Dubois Community Club. He was an avid farmer and gardener and enjoyed yard work, golfing, fishing, watching ballgames, and playing cards.

He is survived by two daughters, Carla Hall and husband Bill, Cuzco, and Beth Neukam and husband Randy, Dubois; three sons, Doug Seger, Cuzco, Dan Seger and wife Brenda, Bloomington, Illinois, and Pat Seger and wife Cheryl, Dubois; 12 grandchildren, Jade and Whitney Hall, Erica, Bryce, and Taylor Neukam, and Jacob, Alison, Nick, Megan, Crystal, Brooke, and Jalen Seger; three great-grandchildren, Landon Uppencamp, Gibson Hall, and Rhett Neukam; and one brother, Linus Seger and wife June, Astoria, Oregon.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by one sister, Florentine Mathias, and six brothers, Francis, Alvin, Charles, Bernard, Cletus, and Claude Seger.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. A rosary will be prayed by St. Isidore Parish members at 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Isidore Parish, the Dubois County Museum, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Raphael’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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