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-James Reed Frame-

James Reed Frame, age 84 of Winfield, died Thursday December 16, 2010 at his home in Winfield.  The son of Ferrel Francis and Mary Flo (Beaty) Frame, he was born October 27, 1926 at Collinsville, Illinois.  He married Geraldine Kendall in 1950; she died in 1987.  On November 29, 1997 he married Lorrine Dunsmore.  He served in the US Army in the 1940s, stationed in Japan and other countries.  He worked for various farmers after he finished school, worked at the rock quarry in Columbus Junction, operated a service station in Des Moines with his brother, and worked on small engines in Des Moines and Winfield.  He was a member of the Winfield United Methodist Church where he served as a trustee; he was a social member at Twin Lakes golf course where he enjoyed playing cards; he was treasurer at Winfield Congregate meals.

Survivors include:  his wife of Winfield; one daughter, Michelle Wagoner of Marion, Indiana; two sisters, Bonnie (Fred) Couch of West Des Moines; Arlene (Don) Clark of Columbus Junction; one brother, Francis Frame of Norway, Iowa; three step children, Becky (Perry) Ross of Iowa City; Pat (Jerry) Fricke of Winfield; Kevin (Diane) Dunsmore of Mt. Pleasant; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, one sister, Maxine and two brothers, Russell and Allen; one niece and one great niece.

Cremation has been accorded and there will be no visitation.

A memorial service was held Monday, December 20, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Winfield United Methodist Church, with Rev. Nancy Bender officiating.  Inurnment will be at a later date in Des Moines.

A memorial has been established in his name for the Winfield United Methodist Church.  Honts Funeral Home in Winfield is assisting the family with arrangements.

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