James "Jim" Donald Maish

Born: Sat., Dec. 29, 1934
Died: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
Location: Shirley & Stout
Lincoln Road Chapel

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
Location: Shirley & Stout
Lincoln Road Chapel

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James “Jim” Donald Maish, 84, from Kokomo, Indiana, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2019, in Omaha, Nebraska, after a long battle with COPD.  He was born, in Kokomo, on December 29, 1934, to Rita and Enoch Maish.  On August 19th, 1955, he married the love of his life, Carolyn (Iseminger) Maish.  They went on to have a son, Michael, who passed away a few months after birth.  They later adopted a daughter, Beth Ann. 

Jim retired, in 1991, from Delco Electronics after 39 years of service.  His hobbies included woodworking, traveling and camping. He attended Holy Cross Lutheran Church and was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Kokomo for over 50 years. 

He is survived by wife, Carolyn Maish, of Kokomo, (currently living in Omaha); daughter and son-in law, Beth & Jeffrey Price, of Omaha; grandchildren, Lauren Peterson, of New York, New York, and Devon Peterson, of Omaha; and step-grandchildren, Brooke & Evan Price, also of Omaha.  Also surviving are his stepmother-in-law, Monterose Iseminger, of Kokomo; a niece, Judy Lowe (who was more like a sister to Jim) and her children, Jason Chapman and Jane Ruppell, all of Washington, Indiana; and several other nieces and brothers and sisters-in-law who he cared for very much.  He will truly be missed by so many. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rita and Enoch Maish; son, Michael James Maish; and siblings, Mary Barber, Wallace Maish, William Maish, Clifford Maish and Cora Schott. 

Services with Masonic Rites will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Rd., Kokomo. Burial will follow in Albright Cemetery.  Friends are invited to visit with the family from Noon until 1 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

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A. Casey, formerly of Marion
   Posted Thu January 10, 2019
Condolence to the family & friends of James Maish. No doubt he will be sadly missed. As you cherish the many memories, reflect on the time when sickness & death will be conditions of the past! (Revelation 21:3,4; 1Corinthians 15: 26) This is what our loving God Jehovah has promised & Jesus Christ himself guaranteed the hope of seeing our loved ones again. (John 5:28,29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 26:19) May God’s word comfort you at this time & each day to come, as we await the fulfillment of his promises! (Joshua 23:14)

JoEllen Sheets
   Posted Thu January 10, 2019
Beth, very sort to hear about your loss.

John and Janice Alexander
   Posted Thu January 10, 2019
Beth and Carolyn, So sorry to hear of Jim's death. We are here in Florida and won't be able to attend the funeral services. Remember all the good times you had with Jim. We know he is in heaven looking down on you all.