James Broekemeier Jr.

OSMOND — Funeral services for James Broekemeier Jr., 64, of Osmond will be held Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Osmond with Rev. Glen Emery officiating. Burial will be in the Lutheran cemetery in Osmond. Pallbearers will be Brian Broekemeier, Jeremy Rumsey, Nick Lenhoff, Colby Robinson, Colby Promes and Coddy Jurrens. Recorded music will be "Dancing In The Sky." Organist Lori Koehler will accompany the congregational hymns, “I Know That My Redeemer Lives,” “What a Friend We Have In Jesus” and “Amazing Grace.” Visitation was from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Osmond. Jim died Jan. 7, 2018, on his farm in Osmond. James (Jim) (Brock) Louis Broekemeier was born Aug. 26, 1953, to James H. and Margaret (Behrens) Broekemeier in Plainview. He grew up on the farm in rural Osmond with his parents and four siblings. Jim was baptized on Sept.20, 1953, and confirmed on May 14, 1967, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Osmond, where he remained a lifetime member. He attended Immanuel Lutheran School and graduated from Osmond High School in 1971. He attended Northeast Community College in Norfolk and graduated with a degree in diesel mechanics. Jim continued to farm during school and throughout his life. Jim married Deb Promes of Wynot on Nov. 20, 1976. The couple continued to farm in rural Osmond near the family farm. Jim and Deb were blessed with a beautiful daughter, Terin, in 1979. Terin married Nathan Vinson in 2002 and Jim and Deb gained a cherished son and seven grandchildren. The families spent a lot of time together working and playing. Jim was currently employed by the Fordyce Co-op in Fordyce. He worked for various employers in the area through the years, while still continuing to farm. Jim loved spending time outdoors, farming, fishing and hunting. He enjoyed driving his tractor in parades. Jim had a love for horses and he and Deb were members of the Osmond Saddle Club. Jim and Deb also liked to bowl together and Jim was on a bowling league for many years. He liked a good cold Budweiser and a good laugh with friends. Jim passed away at his home farm doing what he loved on Jan. 7, 2018, at the age of 64. Blessed to have shared his life are his wife, Deb Broekemeier, of Osmond; daughter, Terin (Nathan) Vinson of Foster; seven grandchildren, Patrick, Alex, Anabelle, Jaxon, Caleb, Michael and Alivia Vinson; his parents, James H. and Margaret Broekemeier of Osmond; mother-in-law, Alice (Promes) Beyeler of Jefferson City, MO; siblings, Susan (Tim) Lenhoff of Randolph, Larry (Colette) Broekemeier of Yankton and Nyla (Dave) Jurrens of White, SD; brother-in-law, Joe Rumsey of Brunswick, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Sharon (Broekemeier) Rumsey; brother-in-law, Bob Promes; fathers-in-law, Ray Promes and Glenn (Tok) Beyeler; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

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