|James Warmsbecker, 67|
|Written by TRF Times|
McIntosh - James “Jim Warmsbecker, 67, of McIntosh, died on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 at Innovis Hospital in Fargo, N.D.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 31 at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Towner, N.D., with Father Vern Smith presiding.
James John Warmsbecker was born July 21, 1937 in Rugby, North Dakota to parents Mathew and Katherine (Bachmeier) Warmsbecker, and he grew up in Towner, N.D. Jim belonged to the Future Farmers, graduating from high school in Towner. He then joined the Army and served in the Korean War.
On July 22, 1961, he married Delores Anderson in Powers Lake, N.D. They lived in Minot where he was an insurance salesman, then he started working for Singer Sewing Machines.
In 1966, they moved to Thief River Falls, where he continued selling and learned how to repair the sewing machines. He lived out his life in the sales industry selling Fuller Brush, Aloe Vera Products and Watkins Products.
Survivors include his wife, Delores of McIntosh; five sons, Matthew of McIntosh, Adam of Ashburn, Va., Michael of Thief River Falls, Anthony (Jennifer) of Rochester, and Paul (Renna) of Owatonna; three daughters, Debra (Jeryl) of Mahnomen, Jennifer of Ashburn, Va. and Melissa of Clearwater, Fla.; his mother, Katherine of Towner; three brothers, Phillip and William of Towner and Leonard of Williston, N.D.; four sisters, Alice (Jerome) of Bottineau, N.D., Rose of Minot, N.D., Linda of Brodhead, Wis., and Gloria of Grace City, N.D.; nine grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father. A00003B2005JN01