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James Kenneth Ales

January 12, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

James Ales Obituary

James Kenneth Ales, loving husband, father and Ata, age 88, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2024.

Visitation 10 to 11am, Wed, Jan 17, Funeral Services, 11am, Wed, Jan 17, BOTH at Church of the Nazarene, Clearwater, KS.

On June 6, 1961 James married his beautiful bride Darlene, they were married for 62 years.

James spent his career in Aircraft, 5 yrs at Boeing, 31 yrs at Cessna where he retired. James was an avid golfer.

Preceded in death by parents, Frank and Mary (Suhodlcan) Ales; sons, James Ales, Jr. and Michael Ales; sisters, Anne Irvin, Mildred Ales, Betty Devoss, Frances O’Banion, Mary Belmonti, and Eleanor Madderman; brothers, Thomas Ales, Edward Ales, William Ales, Charles Ales, and Frank Ales.

Survivors: wife, Darlene (Freed) Ales of Arma, KS; daughter, Jennifer (Scott) Hilligus of Olathe, KS; sons, David (Kelly) Ales of Myrtle Beach SC and Gregory (Elaine) Ales of Arma, KS; sister, Verna Hasselman of Kansas City, MO;  grandchildren, Captain Joshua (Tamara) Ales, Alissa (Scott) MacDonald, Chad (Mark) Hilligus, Eric Ales, Jacob (Angela) Ales, Erin (Phil) Kuchar, Joel Ales, and Molly (Eric) Altmen;  13 great-grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials: Church of the Nazarene 529 Ross Ave, Clearwater, KS 67026 or Gentiva Hospice 2307 S Tucker St, Pittsburgh, KS 66762.

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January 17, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Church of the Nazarene
529 E. Ross
Clearwater, KS 67026

Funeral Service
January 17, 2024

11:00 AM
Church of the Nazarene
529 E. Ross
Clearwater, KS 67026


Church of the Nazarene
529 E. Ross, Clearwater KS 67026

Gentiva Hospice
2307 S Tucker St, Pittsburg KS 66762


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