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Trish & family, I am so sorry for your loss. I so enjoyed 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

Seldom is a person so respected and loved by so many! As Curt's sister, I had an opportunity to see their special friendship. Thank you!

Posted by: Gail Schayfer - Friend   Nov 21, 2020

Trish and family,
I'm sorry for your loss. Jim leaves a legacy of faith and character. He touched many lives,and will be missed.

Posted by: Jeanie McElvain - Cedar Falls, IA - Acquaintance   Nov 21, 2020

Jim was the best "man" I have known. He exemplified his faith and he was dedicated to all who knew him as a mentor, a coach, and a friend. He was just a great guy, who loved his family, his friends, and his adopted state of Iowa.

I am deeply saddened at the news of his passing, but extremely happy for him knowing he is now with his Lord and Savior.

Posted by: Jeff Scully - Friend   Nov 21, 2020

I first met Jim about three years ago when he and I were pitchers for the Ankeny Miracle League. Jim was a legend in my mind but it turns out he was really just a nice guy who treated everybody he met with kindness and respect.

What I am trying to say is that Jim didn't act like the legend I knew as a Cyclone basketball fan . . . Jim was a man who loved his team, his family and

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Posted by: Tom Stoner - Polk City, IA - Friend   Nov 21, 2020


I loved playing golf with Jimmy, he never wanted to get beat, he was always
trash talking!!!!

Always up beat and positive!!!

Miss you Coach!!!


Posted by: Tim Wolf - Waukee, IA - Friend   Nov 21, 2020

Trish and Family,
Our hearts are so saddened for your loss. You know that no one was ever prouder of his family than Jim. He was truly a special person, my college roommate, and the glue that kept all of our college teammates and friends in touch. We will miss him immensely, but God is welcoming a loyal servant.
Vickki and Bix

Posted by: Bob Bixler - Land O'Lakes, FL - Classmate   Nov 21, 2020

Very sorry for your loss, I knew Jim through the Winter Iowa Games in Dubuque Ia. He always had kind and encouraging words even if the day wasn't looking good.

Posted by: Jay Gonzales Sr - Dubuque, IA - Friend   Nov 20, 2020

Kelly and family - thinking of you during this time. Wishing you peace and comfort in the days ahead.

Posted by: Nicole Peckumn - Washington, DC - Family Friend   Nov 20, 2020

I served as the table tennis commissioner at the Iowa Games from 1996-2018. When IU think of Jim, two words best represent my thoughts of him:

1. Integrity
2. Kind

Posted by: Paul Lewis - Dubuque, IA - Friend   Nov 20, 2020