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James C. Fleck

July 24, 1940 ~ January 31, 2018 (age 77)

James C. Fleck, 77, of Florence, CO passed away January 31, 2018.  He was born in Springfield, CO on July 24, 1940 to Melvin and Pauline (Bryan) Fleck.  Jim attended schools in Springfield and graduated with the class of 1959.  In 1960, he joined the U.S. Army where he served with the 36 Artillery Unit at Fort Sill, OK.  He continued his military service for 3 additional years in the Army Reserves before being Honorable discharged in 1966.  Jim married Helen McCrackin on March 8, 1975 and they shared nearly 43 years together.  Jim owned and operated Fleck Construction for 26 years before retiring and moving to his beloved Colorado mountains, most recently relocating to Florence, CO last summer.  He was loved by all including his dog, Tobe and he will be deeply missed by all who knew him.  Jim is survived by his wife, Helen; son, Mike Fleck of Springfield; daughter, Deanna Fleck of Florissant; sister, Melva Lee Bodycomb of Great Bend, KS and a host of nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Donita Fleck and infant brother, Louis Wesley Fleck.  A Memorial Service will be held on February 10, 2018 at 1:00 P.M., at the Methodist Church in Springfield followed by a graveside servce at the Springfield Cemetery at the Fleck Family Plot.  Arrangements entrusted to Harwood Funeral Home.  Online condolences at

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