December 13, 1938 - May 20, 2022
James Durfey, 83, of Glenwood, IA passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, IA. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at the Loess Hills Funeral Home in Malvern with Pastors Mark Smeltzer and Bob Milliken officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral beginning at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be in the East Liberty Cemetery in rural Malvern. Loess Hills Funeral Home in Malvern is caring for Jim and his family.
James Kendall Durfey was born on December 13, 1938 to Lenzo and Freeda (Winstone) McConkey.
Jim and Penae Lou Owings were married on April 5, 1985 in Malvern, Iowa.
Jim worked for Hawkins Construction for almost 20 years where he retired as a concrete finisher.
Jim enjoyed building and making things, in his younger years enjoyed tinkering on cars, he enjoyed cooking. Jim always had time for a story and conversation with friends. Jim was a wonderful husband, dad, grandpa and great grandpa and a good friend to all who knew and loved him.
Jim is survived by his children, James A. Durfey of Red Cloud, NE and Terry Baker of Glenwood; Penae's daughters, Bea Martin of Bellevue, NE and Kelly Martin of Atchison, KS; 12 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; brother, Paul Durfey of Nevada and sister, Phyllis Bourque of Maryland; other relatives and a host of many friends.
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