James W. Poore, 60, Austin

Published 3:37 pm Saturday, January 22, 2011

James W. Poore, 60, of Austin, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 14, 2011, at the Foster Funeral & Cremation Center. Burial will follow at the Graceland Cemetery in Webster City, Iowa. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the memorial service.

James Poore

James William Poore, son of Joe Marr and Margaret Delores House Poore was born on Jan. 29, 1950, in Webster City, Iowa. He received his education from the Webster City Community Schools where he graduated in 1969. Jim also attended Webster City Junior College. He married Susan J. Carpenter in Russellville, Ark., where the couple resided. Jim worked for several years at Arrow Acme in Webster City. He had also worked for Magnavox Inc., Valmac Poultry, and most recently for Petit Jean Poultry in Danville, Ark., until he retired due to his failing health.

Survivors include his son, Robert W. Poore of Russellville, Ark.; grandson, Haeven William Poore; brothers: Donald (Nancy) Poore of Albert Lea, Joe Poore of Florence, Ariz., Gene (Nancy) House of Fort Dodge, Iowa, Robert D. House and Jerry House both of Russellville, Ark., and Richard (Barbara) House of Robinson, Ill.; sisters: Nancy (Phil) Smith of Clarion, Iowa, and Diane Fisher of Eagle Grove; his soul mate, Linda V. of Austin; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, David Poore; sister, Janice House; step father, Peter W. House; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Jim was past president of the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 2258 in Albert Lea. Write a personal tribute or light a virtual candle for the Poore family at www.fosterfuneralandcremation.com.