James Joseph Miehe, 82, of Elkader, died Friday, January 17, 2014, at Central Community Hospital in Elkader. He was born August 28, 1931, in Oelwein, to Elmer and Marie (Keleher) Miehe.
Jim graduated from St. Joseph’s High School in Elkader. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict from December 18, 1951, until he was honorably discharged on November 16, 1955. He was united in marriage to Mary Jane Carlsen on March 15, 1952. Jim was in the implement business with his father and brothers serving the Elkader area for 30 years.