James Ewoldt

Posted Online: April 24, 2013, 6:06 pm
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James "Jim" H. Ewoldt, 56, of DeWitt, died April 23, 2013, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.
He will be cremated. Burial is at Greenwood Cemetery, Muscatine. Services are at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Runge, Davenport, with visitation from 12:30 p.m. to services.
He was born Feb. 23, 1957.
Surviving are his children, Angela Maddux, North Liberty, Iowa, Amber Hovey, Bettendorf, Heather Easterly, Clarence, Iowa, and Zachary and Travis, DeWitt; ex-wife, Linda Carroll; five grandchildren; and three sisters.


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