They have two daughters, Michelle Lehrman Jenness with her husband Doug of Chicago and Karen Schincke with her four children of Sioux Falls, S.D. The couple has eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Jim and Linda (Wessels) were married at St. John's Lutheran Church in Le Mars.
Jim drives the Head Start Bus for Siouxland Regional Transit and Linda is a financial counselor at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center. They are members of Grace Lutheran Church, Le Mars.