Jim Pasborg, 68

Tuesday, November 2, 2004

James Russell Pasborg, Sr., 68, of Superior, Wyoming, formerly of Glenns Ferry, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, in Mountain Home.

Memorial services were held in Glenns Ferry on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Our Lady of Limerick Catholic Church. Services were under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, Mountain Home.

James ("Jim") was born April 19, 1936, in Glenns Ferry, the son of Ernest and Ina Pasborg. Jim received his education in Glenns Ferry.

Jim lived "ten lifetimes" in his 68 years. He spent his adult life building homes, businesses, even churches. "He had a special gift with his hands," his family said, "and he had a special love for nature and his family."

Jim was also a hunting guide in Wyoming, and he taught his children and grandchildren how to hunt, fish, and enjoy nature. "His legacy will live on in them. As long as there is one of us alive to tell his story, he will never die," his family noted.

Jim is survived by: his children, Shannon Easter of California, Keith Bonzon of Boise, Shelley Berggren of Firth, Idaho, and Jimmer Pasborg of Superior, Wyo.; his mother, Ina Pasborg, of Boise; two sisters, Patty Criscito of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Jill Wood of Boise; one brother, Ernie Pasborg of Minnesota; two ex-wives, Bonnie McGhee of California and Karen Bonzon of Superior, Wyo.; and nine grandchildren.

His father, one brother, and one sister preceded him in death.