LAKE CITY – James (Jim) Soy, age 75, passed away January 10, 2013 at Baudette, Minnesota while on an ice fishing trip with good friends. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at the Lake City Union Church with Rev. Betty Weidert and Fr. Lynn Bruch co-celebrating. Visitation with the family present will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2013 at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City. Burial will be at a later date.

Jim is survived by his mother, Bertha Soy of Lake City, his better half for 32 years, Jan Stone of Lake City, children, Deanna (Kevin) Clevenger of Letts, IA, Chris Soy of Eldridge, IA, Scott Soy of Muscatine, IA, Greg (Lisa) Soy of Columbus Junction, IA, and Brenda (Ken) Grouwinkel of Fruitland, IA, 16 grandchildren, brothers, Ron (Elaine) Soy of Aurora, CO and John Soy of California, and sister, Joanne Ortner of Chattanooga, TN. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Soy.