James A. "Jim" "Snowflake" Druery

Jan 11, 2021
Druery James


Celebration of Life Service
10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel, Waterloo, Iowa 


Family will receive friends one hour before the service.


A private family inurnment will be held at a later date in the Tarkio Home Cemetery in Tarkio, MO.


may be directed to the family.


James Andrew “Jim” “Snowflake” Druery, 73, of Cedar Falls, died Monday, January 11, 2021 at his home.  He was born April 28, 1947 in Omaha, NE the son of Paul and Ellen Landegreen Druery.  He was a graduate of Louisville, NE High School. James served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. He married Sara Renea Wilson on July 6, 2008 in Westboro, MO.

He worked for the V.A. Hospital in Omaha for 35 years, retiring in 2005 as a housekeeping supervisor.

He enjoyed rendezvous and pow wows, making leather crafts and beadwork, teaching moments, hunting, fishing, playing pranks on people and spending time with family and friends.  He was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Survived by: his wife, Sara of Cedar Falls; six daughters, Heidi (Joseph) Mangiameli of Omaha, NE, Holly (Brian) Peterson of Kearney, NE, Heather (Zach) Hinkley of Bluffdale, UT, Katherine (Cody Carson) Buckendahl of Evansdale; Ashley Buckendahl and Jewell Wilson of Cedar Falls; 13 grandchildren and a brother Richard (Marjorie) Druery of Indiana.

Preceded in death by: his parents and one granddaughter, Sabrina Joy Druery.

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