The family of James Kullmer of La Porte City would like the community to share in the celebration of Jim’s 80th birthday on January 23, with a card shower including any special memories, pictures or stories that you may have. Send them to 108 Pleasant Dr., La Porte City, IA 50651.
Jim was born on January 23, 1935, to Keith and Mildred (Weaver) Kullmer in Traer. He arrived during a snowstorm on his mother’s birthday and was placed wrapped up on the open oven door to keep him warm. He grew up in Traer and Geneseo before the family moved to La Porte City. He met and married Gretchen Thedens of Jesup in May of 1955. They have lived in the La Porte City area and farmed until his retirement.
Their children are Sheri and Jeff Lesh of La Porte City and James and Traci Kullmer of Blairstown. Also two sons, Dave and Kris are deceased. They have six granddaughters and 15 great-grandchildren.