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James Pior


James Warren Prior, 71, of Marengo, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in Marshalltown. Services: 2:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Marshalltown, with special honors by Jeremy Davis with the Iowa National Guard.
Survivors include his wife, Gail Prior; children, Daniel (Tammy) Prior, Nicole (William) Yoho, Kaleena (Joshua) Fitzsimmons and Matt (Sheila) Stevens; brothers, Larry Prior and John Welinski; sisters, Mildrid Dances and Kathy May; his mother, Irene Snyder; 23 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Oliver Warren Prior; and a son, Justin Warren Prior.
James served two years in the U.S. Army and was wounded in Vietnam. He earned the Purple Heart and Bronze Star with Valor.
To my dad,
Feliz Navidad!