Visitation: Visitation will be Thursday from 2-7 p.m., family present from 5-7 p.m., at the Harrisburg Funeral Chapel, Harrisburg, SD.
Service: Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2022 at Community Reformed Church in Sioux Falls, SD.
James “Jim” Halling, age 61, died Saturday, July 23, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2022 at Community Reformed Church in Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation will be Thursday from 2-7 p.m., family present from 5-7 p.m., at the Harrisburg Funeral Chapel, Harrisburg, SD. www.andersonandsonsfh.com
Jim was born on January 13, 1961 in Elmhurst, IL to Daryl and Loretta (Welch) Halling. The family lived in IL until moving to Canton, SD in 1965. Jim graduated from Canton High School in 1979 and later attended SDSU. He married Dawn Landegent on May 27, 1994 in Inwood, IA.
Jim had a passion for sports throughout his life. He not only excelled at playing all types of sports but also loved watching and coaching sports, especially his children’s teams. He also enjoyed playing in golf tournaments and looked forward to his annual guy’s golf trip.
When not attending his children’s activities, watching college basketball, or rooting for the Nebraska Huskers, Jim worked for Luverne Truck Equipment, now Lippert, for over 33 years.
Jim will be remembered for his love of family, his strong work ethic, and for being a genuine, matter-of-fact type of guy.
Jim is survived by his wife of 28 years, Dawn; his children, Hailey, Courtney (fiancé Seth Weidenbach), Sydney, and Seth, all of Harrisburg, SD; brother, Don Halling, Edwardsville, IL; sister, Teresa Halling, Sioux Falls, SD; mother-in-law, Jeanne Landegent, Inwood, IA; sisters-in-law, LaVonda (Casey) Scholten, Larchwood, IA, Michelle (Dan) Teunissen, Alvord, IA and Sheila (Dan) Ter Wee, Inwood, IA; brother-in-law, Craig (Sharon) Landegent, Alvord, IA; along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Dave; infant sister, Gail Louise; and father-in-law, Case Landegent.