James L. “Jim” Springs, 78, of St. Joseph, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at a local healthcare facility. Jim was born on February 26, 1933 in Oregon, Mo., to Walter and Della Mae (Legg) Springs. Jim married Laura Marguerite Kunzelmann on January 19, 1964, in St. Joseph. Jim worked as a mechanic at Armour & Company, was a member of the American Legion, and was in the Air Force during peace time. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, JR, Gerald, Ned, Carroll and Alfred Springs; and sister, Geneva Embrey . . .

Source: News-Press Now, 23 February 2012