James (Jim) A. Jans, 79, of Kamrar, died Friday October 19, 2012 at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames. His funeral service will be Wednesday 10:30 AM October 24, 2012 at the Community Church of Kamrar with Pastor Peter Mueller officiating. The visitation will be Tuesday, October 23rd from 6 to 8 PM at the church. Burial will be in the Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Boman Funeral Home is caring for the family.