James Daly departed this life on March 22, 1904, at his home in Fremont Township, Winneshiek County. An illness of about six months duration with kidney trouble caused the death. He was about 40 years old and leaves a wife and three small children to mourn his loss, also his mother and two sisters and three brothers; John Daly of Fremont Township, Dr. Thomas Daly of Chicago, attorney William Daly of Seattle, WA, Mrs. John Barrett of Fremont Township, and his mother and Miss Mary Daly of Cresco.
He was born and spent all his life in the home of his father where he died and he is greatly mourned by his neighbors and many friends and other relatives. He was a good, moral Christian man and had the respect of all.