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James "Jim" Max Snodgrass Sr.

May 20, 1953 — September 19, 2016

James "Jim" Max Snodgrass Sr., of Des Moines, passed away September 19, 2016 at the age of 63. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Lacona. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, beginning at 1:30 p.m., at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jim's family. James "Jim" Max Snodgrass was born May 20, 1953 to Charles and Doris Snodgrass in Des Moines, Iowa. Jim graduated from Saydel High School in 1971. After graduation, Jim made a living as an ornamental iron worker. He also showed quarter horses and rode bulls in the rodeo. On July 4, 1982, Jim was united in marriage to Renee Hackley. The couple was blessed with two children, Megan and James "Jimmy" Max II. They raised their family in Lacona, Iowa. Jim and his father, Charles, owned and operated the CJ Lounge in Lacona. In addition to running the bar, Jim enjoyed wood working, watching western movies, having a beer with his friends, working in the yard, and growing tomato gardens year after year. Jim loved his family dearly. His heart was broken when he lost his only son, Jimmy, earlier this year. Jim is survived by his wife, Renee Snodgrass of Des Moines; daughter, Megan (Matt) Becker of Fort Hood, Texas; grandchildren, Charlie and Michael; brother-in-law, Bill Hackley; and fur baby, Misa the basset hound. He was preceded in death by his son, Jimmy, in June of 2016. Visitation

SEP 24. 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (CDT)

Pierschbacher Funeral Homes - Lacona

104 S. Washington

Lacona, IA 50139

[email protected]

https://www.pierschbacherfuneralhome.com

Service

SEP 24. 2:30 PM (CDT)

Pierschbacher Funeral Homes - Lacona

104 S. Washington

Lacona, IA 50139

[email protected]

https://www.pierschbacherfuneralhome.com

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