James Louis Healy
James Louis Healy, 95, of Bozeman, Montana, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. James was born in Montgomery, Indiana, on Feb. 12, 1924, to Sidney and Ruby Healy. He graduated from Barr Township-Montgomery High School in 1942. He served in the United States Marines during World War II. He saw action in the Paciļ¬c including Guadalcanal, Peleliu, Saipan and Okinawa. He was very proud of his service to his country and of being a Marine veteran.
In 1943, James married Rosemary F. Showalter at Camp Elliot, San Diego, California. After WWII, James and Rosemary Healy moved to Kokomo, Indiana, where they lived for 65 years, until 2012, when they moved to Monroe, Wisconsin. James worked for Haynes Stellite-Union Carbide until his retirement in 1983.
He was an active member of St. Joan of Arc and St. Patrick churches. He enjoyed woodworking and sports. After retirement, James and Rosemary enjoyed traveling to South Padre Island, Texas, for the winter months.
James is survived by his children, Stephen (Sandi) of Bozeman, Rodney (Terry) of Kingsport, Tennessee, James (Maryann) of Monroe, Wisconsin, Kim (Terri) of Encinitas, California, and Cheryl Jones of London, UK. He is survived by 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. James is also survived by one brother, Frank Healy, and one sister, Helena Herron.
James is preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Rosemary F. Healy; his parents, Sidney and Ruby Healy; two brothers, Joseph Healy and Roy Healy; and two sisters, Rose Healy and Alice Taylor.
James Louis Healy will be honored at a private family service.
Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service. www.dokkennelson.com
Published on January 27, 2020


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Imogene showalter lechner
Jan 29, 2020
Rip uncle Louie what a wonderful man you were I always enjoyed our lunches you had with all of us nieces when you were in Montgomery...god bless you you will be missed....