James Thaller, 85, of Higginsville passed away Wednesday, May 12. A recitation of the Holy Rosary is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Higginsville. A visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. Rite of Committal with military honors will be at 3 p.m. in the Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hoefer Funeral Home in Higginsville.