He married Coleen Ann Stark on May 29, 1980 in Oshkosh, WI.
Jim and Coleen were inseparable and shared love and laughter, long drives, photography, hunting and fishing.
Jim is survived by his wife, three siblings, William (Mary), Denny (Ann) and Barbara (David) Koch.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Helen; sister, Rita; and step-son, Kirk.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Spokane, P.O.
Box 2215, Spokane, WA 99210.