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1933 James "Jim" 2024

James "Jim" William Waltz

December 3, 1933 — April 15, 2024

On April 15th, 2024 James W. Waltz passed away from natural causes at The Schneidmiller Hospice House.  Jim was born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania to Albert and Dorothy Waltz on December 3, 1933.  He graduated from Lebanon High School in 1951.  In 1953 he entered the United States Air Force and served for 4 years.  He later served in the Air National Guard for a total of 27 years of military service.  

With his first wife Beverly Newell, he had three children, Brenda Hooe, James Waltz Jr. (Marilyn), and Brian Waltz (Misty).  
In 1982 Jim moved to Post Falls, Idaho.  He was remarried to Dyann Zamora and gained 2 stepsons, Dave Zamora and Joe Zamora.

Jim retained many buddies of the Air National Guard and they loved talking about previous summer camps, recounting over and over their hilarious adventures, some including trips to Germany. 
Jim also spent over 30 years as a printer on large printing presses.  He retired from printing in 1995.  He leaves behind his loving wife Dyann, his three children, two step-children, 8 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren all of whom will miss him deeply. Jim was preceded in death by his parents Albert and Dorothy and his son-in-law Glenn Hooe.  

There will be a Funeral Service held on Friday, May 3, 2024, at 10:00 AM at Bell Tower Funeral Home Chapel, 3398 E. Jenalan Ave. Post Falls, ID 83854. The Graveside Service with Military Honors will follow the chapel service at Evergreen Cemetery in Post Falls, Idaho.
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Friday, May 3, 2024

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Bell Tower Funeral Home and Crematory - Post Falls Chapel

3398 E. Jenalan Avenue, Post Falls, ID 83854

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