James Purcell

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James was born on June 9, 1930 and passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

James was a resident of Dubuque, Iowa at the time of passing.

He served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Pickaway APA 222 Troup Transport during the Korean Conflict.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday at Church of the Nativity, with Rev. James Miller officiating. Entombment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum where military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Dubuque Post 6. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 pm Sunday at the Egelhof Siegert and Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 John F. Kennedy Road where there will be a wake service at 5:30 p.m. Jim was born June 9, 1930 in Dubuque, son of John R. and Susan (Reiter) Purcell.