James “Jim” Timothy Lehman, an established dairy farmer and life-long resident of Aberdeen, ID, died unexpectedly in his home on June 18, 2022, at the age of 74.
Jim was born in American Falls, ID on January 9, 1948, to William and Lydia Lehman. After graduating from Aberdeen High School, he attended heavy equipment trade school in Weiser, ID. He then returned to Aberdeen and married Karen Simms of American Falls, ID. Jim and Karen had two children, Matthew and Kimberly.
Jim loved to spend time with his family and especially loved making breakfast and thin pancakes when the kids and grandkids came home to visit. He also enjoyed making homemade wine and fishing when he had any spare time from farm work.
Jim is survived by his spouse Karen; son Matthew (Sandi) of Winnemucca, NV and daughter Kimberly; granddaughter, Chante Lehman (Thomas Richard III) of Idaho Falls, ID, and grandson, Brayden Lehman; one great granddaughter; one brother, Robert Lehman of Aberdeen, ID and one sister, Marlene Funk of American Falls, ID. He had many nieces and nephews who loved him greatly. He was preceded in death by his parents one brother, William (Bill) Lehman, one sister, Norma Montgomery, and one grandson, Derik.
A visitation service will be from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. on Friday June 24th at The First Mennonite Church in Aberdeen. A funeral service will follow beginning at 11:00 a.m. To share condolences, memories, and photos please visit DavisRoseMortuary.com. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The First Mennonite Church of Aberdeen.