James L. “Jim” Ess

BREESE — James L. “Jim” Ess,. 75, of Breese, born June 22, 1940, in Breese, a son of the late Alfred and Evelyn, nee Goewert, Ess, died Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at his residence surrounded by loved ones.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 7, 2016, at Moss Funeral Home in Breese, with Deacon Charles Litteken officiating. A private burial will take place at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Mo.

Visitation will be from 12 until 2 p.m. Sunday at Moss Funeral Home in Breese.

Memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and will be received at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting mossfuneralhome.com.