Jimmy Wayne Szymanski, 63, died Sept. 12, 2014 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born to Alice (Bastian) and Bernard Szymanski, on June 25, 1951, in La Grange. The family lived their entire lives in Sealy. Jimmy graduated from Sealy High School in 1971. The next year, he married his high school sweetheart, Ruth Schaare, on July 30 at Trinity
Lutheran Church in Sealy. They became parents of two children, Justin and Kari. Years later, they were blessed with three grandchildren. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. Many weekends were spent on the family farm in New Ulm. Jimmy also had a love for polka music. Funeral Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 402 Atchison St. in Sealy. The Rev. Gilbert Franke officiated. Interment was in the New Ulm Cemetery. Knesek Funeral Home in Sealy in charge of arrangements.