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James Dallesasse

June 4, 1939 - November 6, 2008

James P. Dallesasse, 69, of Batavia passed away Thursday, November 6, 2008 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 4, 1939 in St. Charles, IL the son of Anton and Lean (Frohling) Dallesasse. He was united in marriage to Donna Greviskes on October 15, 1960 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Batavia. Jim graduated from St. Charles high school class of 1958. He began his career at Moline Molleable Corporation which later became Moline Corporation he resigned from service after 36 years. Jim was later employed by the City of Batavia as a maintenance technician. Jim had a passion for life experiences and enjoyed many activities. Jim and his wife Donna have traveled to 49 different states, Australia, New Zeeland and Italy. He was a member of St. Charles Canoe Club. He raced competitively canoes, dragon boats and enjoyed bicycling. He has also restored a 1959 Triumph TR3A in which he was proud of.Jim was a Batavia Township Trustee. A member of Holy Cross Catholic Church and a member of Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his wife Donna of Batavia son Michael (Robin) Dallesasse and their children Laura and Ben of Dekalb, daughter Theresa "Teri" (Jim) Pohorsky and their children Nicholas, Charlie and Matthew of Batavia; his brother Rudy Dallesasse and his sister Dorothy Johnson and many nieces and nephews.In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his one sister Larraine Taylor, and two brothers Leroy Dallesasse and Swede Esterland. Visitation will be held 4-8 P.M. Monday, November 10, 2008 at Moss Family Funeral Home 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL. Funeral Services will begin 10:00 A.M. November 11, 2008 with prayers from Moss Family Funeral Home before processing to Holy Cross Catholic Church 2300 West Main Street Batavia, IL to celebrate Mass at 10:30 A.M. Interment will follow at River Hills Memorial Park.Memorial contributions may be directed to Holy Cross Catholic Church Building Fund 2300 West Main Street Batavia, IL 60510 or American Cancer Society 143 First Street Batavia, IL 60510.

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