NEW ULM - James "Jim" Domeier, 86, of New Ulm, died Sunday, April 7, 2013 at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 12, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm with Monsignor John A. Richter celebrating the Mass. Burial will follow in the New Ulm City Cemetery, Soldiers Rest Section with full military honors being conducted by the New Ulm Area Comrades of Valor Honor Guard.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday and 7:30-10 a.m. Friday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home SOUTH CHAPEL in New Ulm.
The St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth Catholic United Council will pray the rosary at 6 p.m. at the funeral home on Thursday.
To sign the guest book or to leave an online condolence for his family go to www.mvfh.org.
Jim is survived by his wife of 61 years, Delphine Domeier of New Ulm; daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Daryl Roth of New Ulm; sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Maura Domeier of Sandy, Utah, Dan and Kathy Domeier of Bemidji; grandchildren, Marni (Brady) Windschitl, Mallory (Justin) Rick, Bridget (Chris) Lundy, Craig Domeier, Ross Domeier, Scott Domeier, and Ryan Domeier; great-granddaughter, Madeline Rick; sisters and brother-in-law, Stacy Miller of Longville, Betty and Larry Gottel of Owatonna, Ruth Domeier of New Ulm; brothers and sisters-in-law, Tom and Bonnie Domeier of Delton, Michigan, Robert and Mary Ellen Domeier of New Ulm, and by Charles and Kathy Domeier of Sleepy Eye; sister in law, Irene Domeier of New Ulm; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Stanley, Ferdie, and William.
James Otto Domeier was born January 26, 1927 in New Ulm to William and Anastasia (Hillesheim) Domeier. He attended Holy Trinity Catholic High School and graduated with the class of 1944. In 1945, Jim joined the U.S. Army and served in Okinawa in the Asian Pacific until October of 1946. On August 9, 1951 Jim was united in marriage with Delphine Broste in New Ulm. Jim worked at Lindsay Soft Water in New Ulm for many years. He was active in the New Ulm VFW and American Legion and was a member of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity. Jim also enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, bowling, and spending time with his friends and family.