James Christian “Jim” Ring, age 77, of Holland

James Christian “Jim” Ring, age 77, of Holland, Indiana, passed away at 11:51 p.m., on Monday, January 13, 2020, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

 He was born June 4, 1942, in Evansville, Indiana, to Elmer Conrad and Wilma Marie (Wibbler) Ring; and married Sandra Kay SirHendrey on November 27, 1970, in Wright City, Missouri.  Jim previously worked at the Holland Dairy, as a farmer, and retired after 22 years with the Dubois County Highway Department.  He was a member of Augustana United Church of Christ and Holland American Legion Post #343; was a veteran of the United States Army; was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan; and enjoyed gardening, hunting, listening to music and being part of the former Holland Dairy Band.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

 Jim is survived by his wife, Sandra Kay Ring of Holland; three children, Julie (Thad) Litkenhus of Mackinaw, Illinois, Nathan (Holly) Ring of Calhoun, Kentucky and Daniel (Lindsie) Ring of Holland; one sister, Judy Hubster of Jasper; and seven grandchildren, Lydia, Eliza, Aaron, Sawyer, Rachel, Ayla and Noah.

 Funeral services for Jim Ring will be held at 10:00 a.m., E.S.T., on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at the Augustana United Church of Christ in Holland with burial to follow at the Augustana Cemetery.  Pastor Debbie Roe will officiate at the service.  Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Holland American Legion Post #343 Memorial Detail.

 Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 2:00-8:00 p.m., on Friday, January 17th; and also at church one hour prior to the funeral on Saturday.  Memorial contributions can be made to Augustana United Church of Christ.