Dec 22,1932---Jun 19,2022

James N. "Jim" Ries, 89, passed away on June 19, 2022. He was born in Peoria, Illinois to Nick and Emma (Soptich) Ries on December 22, 1932. He graduated from St. Anthony's Grade School, Bishop Ward High School, and Donnelly College. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Jim married Mary Anita Doleshal on November 9, 1963. Together, they had two children, Stephen and Deborah. Jim worked for The Kansas City Star for over 30 years, having retired as classified advertising manager.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Gloria Goetz, and brother, Paul Thomas Ries. He is survived by his wife, Anita, of nearly 59 years, their children, Stephen of Overland Park, and Deborah of Kansas City, Kansas, grandson, Noah, of Kansas City, Missouri, and numerous family and friends. 

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 24, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Kansas City, Kansas, where a funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. followed by burial at Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery in Kansas City, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Kansas City Kansas Animal Services or Wayside Waifs.



Condolences

Angela Harse Jun 21 ,2022

Friend ,Leawood ,Kansas

Sending love and prayers to Deb and her family on the loss of her dad. I know how dearly he was loved and will be missed! Angela

Event:
Visitation
Location:
St. Patrick Catholic Church
Address:
1086 North 94th Stret
City:
Kansas City
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66112
Date:
Jun 24 ,2022
Time:
9:30 AM
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Event:
Funeral Mass
Location:
St. Patrick Catholic Church
Address:
1086 North 94th Stret
City:
Kansas City
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66112
Date:
Jun 24 ,2022
Time:
10:30 AM
Google Map: