James Needs, 62

James Needs, 62, of Marshalltown, Iowa passed away on Thursday, December, 8, 2016 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa with his family by his side. A memorial gathering will be held from 3:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 17, 2016, (which would have been Jim’s 63rd birthday) at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the family. For condolences or questions please visit: www.mitchellfh.com or call 641-844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for James and his family.

Jim is survived by his companion of 11 years, Mary Hawes of Marshalltown, Iowa, his 3 stepsons and his 3 sons, 6 grandsons, siblings   Mary Lou (Lloyd) Weber of Dunkerton, Iowa, Frank R. (Betty) Needs of Laurel, Iowa, Betty Jean Glenn of Kingston Tennessee, Jon (Linda) Needs of State Center, Iowa and Jeff (Kim) Needs of Marshalltown; and several nieces and nephews.

In death James rejoins his parents, Frank and Bette Needs, and brothers, Michael F. Needs and George H. Needs II.