RANCHO BERNARDO, Calif. -- James Anthony Farrell, 75, died Jan. 27, 2002, at the Pomerado Hospital in Poway, Calif.
He was born July 21, 1926, to Frank and Genevieve Farrell. He grew up on a farm near Lebanon where he attended grade school before later moving to Palisade. He graduated from Palisade High School in 1945. He then attended Regis College in Denver, Colo. and Fordham University in New York.
On Jan. 5, 1953, he married Alice Hartner Fleckenstein of Herndon. He worked for the Space Program at Cape Canaveral, Fla. and at the N.A.S.A. Space Center in Mississippi. He later worked as a general contractor.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Leonard.
Survivors include his wife, Alice; two sons, Jim and Ken; two brothers, Warren Farrell and wife, Marian of McCook, and Bernard Farrell and wife, Wilma of Mesa, Ariz.; one sister-in-law, Rose Ann Farrell of North Platte; and one granddaughter.
Services will be Monday, 10 a.m., at St. Mary's Church in Herndon with the Rev. Damian Richards officiating. Inurnment will be at the St. Mary's cemetery in Herndon.