James E. Lefebure, 88, formerly of Cedar Rapids, went to be with the Lord on April 23, 2018, in Logansport, Ind., where he resided since the mid-1960s.
On Nov. 22, 1958, in Cedar Rapids, Jim was married to Patricia Rensch, who survives.
Jim was a graduate of St. Bede Academy, Peru, Ill., and earned a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Iowa State University. He served in the U.S. Navy.
Jim was from a large Lefebure family in the Cedar Rapids area. He was employed at Wilson Foods in Cedar Rapids and Logansport. He had been a member of St. Ludmila's Catholic Church.
He is also survived by sons, Curt Lefebure, Crete, Neb., and Craig Lefebure, Lafayette, Ind.; daughter, Julee (Dan) Hildebrand, Logansport; sister, Clare (James) O'Meara, Bethesda, Md.; and grandchildren, James Hildebrand, Austen Hildebrand and Jaimie Lefebure.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Kroeger Funeral Home, 711 E. Market St., Logansport, IN 46947. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at All Saints Catholic Church, Logansport. Interment with full military honors in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Bede Academy, 24 W. US Highway 6, Peru, IL 61354; or Birthright of Logansport, 1215 College St., Logansport, IN 46947.
Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com.