James F. “Jim” Sweeney
Independence - James F. “Jim” Sweeney, 82, of Independence, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at Buchanan County Health Center in Independence, Iowa. A graveside service will be held in Brandon, Iowa at a later date.

Jim was born on October 25, 1937, in Independence, Iowa to the late Frank and Irene (Carson) Sweeney. He married Faye (Exline) Sweeney at St. John’s Catholic Church on October 7, 1954 in Independence, Iowa.

He is survived by his children, Robin Sweeney of Carthage, North Carolina, Roberta (Mark) Short of Huntsville, Texas, and Rochelle Sweeney of Independence, Iowa; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, John (Becky) Sweeney of Independence, Iowa and two sisters, Karen (Roxie) Mulnix of Independence, Iowa and Mary Lou Weepie of Fairbank, Iowa.
Jim was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Sweeney; his parents, Frank and Irene Sweeney; a brother-in-law, Bill Weepie; a son, Rocky Sweeney and a granddaughter, Mahrya Clarke.
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