LAMOILLE — Jim Scriba, 68, of 1554 Baseline Road, LaMoille, died at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
He was born Oct. 26, 1945, in Mendota to Lawrence and Iva (Jackson) Scriba. He married Joyce Lorenzi on July 27, 1965, in St. Benedict’s Church in Ladd.
He was a farmer and truck driver for Northern Partners Elevator. He was a member of the Van Orin Elevator Board. He loved spending time with his family, friends and especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed camping, farming and playing bean bags.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce of LaMoille; two daughters, Staci (Jim) Forristall of Princeton and Teesa Scriba of LaMoille; two sons, Larry (Monafae) Scriba of LaMoille and T.J. (Jan) Scriba of Commerce, Ga.; five grandchildren, Shelby, Maddie, Hailey, Austin and Lexi; and two sisters, Lois Pinter of Princeton and Shirley (Bob) Hardy of Walnut.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services and a celebration of his life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, in the Bache Chapel (located on Route 92 one mile west of Van Orin) with the Rev. Ronald Margherio, O.S.B., officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Saturday until time of services in the chapel.
Pallbearers will be Jack Fetzer, Kevin, Brock and Grant Pinter, Bob Williams, Jim Fischer, Mark Lorenzi, Delbert Zimmerlein, Dwayne Sterling, Jim Fahs and Jim Forristall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed toward the family for a memorial to be established in Jim’s name.
The Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd is handling the arrangements for the family. Online condolences may be viewed and remembrances shared at www.hurstfuneralhomes.com.