James Freeze – Hopkinton

James Freeze age 69, died Monday, March 12, 2018 at the Regional Medical Center, Manchester following a sudden illness.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 Friday morning, March 16, 2018 at the Hopkinton Community Church with interment in the Hopkinton Cemetery. Pastors Jan Lamont and Cheryl Gates will officiate at the services.

Visitation will be held from 4 until 7 Thursday at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello. Thoughts, Memories and Condolences may be left at www.goettschonline.com.
Surviving is his wife Diane, 4 sons, Mark (Tracy), Cedar Rapids, Matt (Penny Kaiser) Savage, MN., Nathan (Courtney) Hopkinton, Caleb (Shawna) DesMoines, 11 grandchildren, Bailey, Madeline, Sydney, Seneca, Saige, Skylar, Zander, Avary, Kyson, Lenyx, Jaxton, his mother, Virginia Freeze, Hopkinton, 2 brothers, Bob (Cindy Mensen) Elkader, John of Jackson, WY., and a sister-in-law, Darla (Pat) Henry, Manchester.

James Leslie Freeze was born May 12, 1948 at the John McDonald Hospital, Monticello, Iowa. He was the son of Leslie and Virginia Mesch, Freeze. Jim graduated from the Maquoketa Valley Community Schools with the class of 1966. Jim and Diane Heiberger were married May 1, 1967 at Delhi, Iowa. The couple farmed near Hopkinton. Jim also worked at Swiss Valley Ag Service and later for Innovative Ag Service in Hopkinton where he retired in 2010. Jim was a member of the Hopkinton Community Church.