James Edward McCabe, 70, of Coralville died Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Windmill Manor following an extended illness. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 28 at St. Thomas More Church with Father Walter Helms officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Hospice Compassus of Cedar Rapids or St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Jim was born on Feb. 20, 1944, in Iowa City, the son of Robert and Carol (DeBruyne) McCabe. He was a 1962 graduate of Regina High School and the Iowa City Commercial College. Jim was united in marriage to Leta Lenz on May 7, 1966, at St. Mary’s Church, Iowa City. Jim was a dedicated worker for the Iowa City Water Department and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for 26 years, retiring in 2011.
Survivors include his wife, Leta and their children, Tamara McCabe of Coralville and Timothy (Susan) McCabe of North Liberty; two granddaughters; his sister, Marilyn (Tom) Meade of North Liberty.
The family is grateful for the cards and continued visits of so many good friends during Jim’s illness. Good friends are like stars… you don’t always see them, but you know they are always there.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.lensingfuneral.com.