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Jim was truly one of the nicest, kindest, most sincere and giving individuals I've had the pleasure of working with. I first met him when I worked for the Des Moines Register and we sponsored the Iowa Games. I continued to work with Jim as I moved to Principal and we also sponsored the Iowa Games, and reviewed other sponsorship proposals he brought us. He was such a wonderful human being that it made saying no to him, which I

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Posted by: Chris Riedel King - Coworker   Nov 23, 2020

Jim was a very special person. He truly made a positive difference in so many young lives. He made everyone around him better.
My deepest sympathy to the whole family.


Posted by: Suku Radia - West Des Moines, IA - Friend   Nov 22, 2020

Take your rest Coach Halihan. Words can't explain how much you and your family mean to me.


Posted by: Ronnie Virgil - Maywood, IL - Family Friend   Nov 22, 2020

Herb


Posted by: Ewing Ewing - Clive, IA - Friend   Nov 22, 2020

I will remember Jim as one of the kindest men I have ever met! He once helped me with a fund raiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Association and every time I would run into him (usually at the Iowa Games) he would ask how my daughter with diabetes was doing. I know how much he loved his family and the Cyclones! You will all be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time of loss!


Posted by: Jane Terrill - Ames, IA - Acquaintance   Nov 21, 2020

Trish and Family- I was so sad to hear of Jim’s passing!!! I know my dad loved spending time with Jim golfing, supporting the Iowa games and of course cheering on The Cyclones!! He always had a smile on his face when he stopped into the Reynolds & Reynolds office to visit Dad. The last time I saw him was about a year ago when he came to hospice to see dad. He shared the news of his cancer diagnosis

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Posted by: Meghan Hirsch - Friend   Nov 21, 2020

Love to the family praying for comfort in Jesus Name Amen


Posted by: Gloria Phifer - Friend   Nov 21, 2020

Remembering Jim as a very devout Christian who cherished his wife and adored his children. So blessed to know this wonderful family when I was a student at Iowa State. Fond memories of babysitting three adorable children when Danny was a baby. Prayers for all of you! Hugs, Shelene


Posted by: Shelene (Springer) McDermott - Panora, IA - Family Friend   Nov 21, 2020

So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. He will be missed by all who knew him. He was a good man and a great guy.


Posted by: MJ McElvain - Cedar Falls, IA - Friend   Nov 21, 2020

Trish & family, I am so sorry for your loss. I so enjoyed Jim and the Hallihan family during my years at Chic Beauty Salon. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.


Posted by: Cathy Mather - Ames, IA - Family Friend   Nov 21, 2020