Arapahoe, Nebraska


James Floyd Ziems, age 78, died Tuesday, May 1, 2007 at his home in Arapahoe, Nebraska. He was born on September 18, 1928 at Elwood, Nebraska to Henry & Mary (Graf) Ziems.


He was raised on a farm near Elwood, Nebraska. In 1952, he entered the Army and served until 1954. After his military service, he moved to Arapahoe, Nebraska. He worked as auto mechanic & bridge construction for several years. He would also work at the Arapahoe Co-op Elevator. He enjoyed spending time hunting and fishing. He was a member of the American Legion Post #343 of Edison, Nebraska.


He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers; 2 infant, Harry, Albert, & Joe Zeims and 3 sister; Velma, Alvina, & Sophia.


He is survived by brother: Dean Ziems of Loveland, Colorado

sisters: Minna Noltensmeier of Arapahoe, Nebraska

Emma Foster of Grand Island, Nebraska


Condolences or personal reflections can be left at

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Graveside services will be Saturday, May 5, at 10:30 AM at the Arapahoe Cemetery of Arapahoe, Nebraska with Rev. David Otten, officiating. Military rites provided by the American Legion Post #343 of Edison, Nebraska. Wenburg Funeral Home, of Arapahoe, Nebraska is in charge of arrangements.