James B. Spaur, age 89, of Fortville, passed away on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. He was born on Sept. 29, 1922, in Fortville to the late William E. and Libby A. (Webb) Spaur.
Jim retired in 1976 from Delco-Remy in Anderson after 33 years of service. He was a member of United Auto Workers Union Local 662, Fortville Christian Church, Fortville F & AM Lodge No. 207, Fortville Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 149, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis and the Murat Shrine.
Jim is survived by son, Joe A. (Cheryl) Spaur of Alexandria; granddaughters, JoLinda Hennis, Jacque (Mike) Sheable and Jennifer (Mike) Coffman; great-grandchildren, Haley & Chelsea; grandsons, Jay (Pam) Spaur & family; Samuel, Steve (Melanie) Spaur & family; step-grandchildren, Thomas Simon; son, Mark (Angie) Simon; daughter, sister Rosemary True of Jamestown, Tenn.; and his beloved cat Suzy.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Vertina R. Spaur; sons Robert E. and James E.; brothers, Bill and Bus; and sisters, Dorothy Davis and Betty Walls.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, at Seals Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Fortville. Funeral services will at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Fortville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Associaiton, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.
Online condolences may be shared at www.sealsfuneralhome.com.