James “Jim” Smith Guffey, 89, of Albert Lea, MN, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2023, at Good Samaritan in Albert Lea. Born on December 18, 1933, in Newton, IA, he was the son of the late Paul and Minnie (Clement) Guffey.  Services will be held at 1:30PM, Saturday April 1, 2023, at the 1st Presbyterian Church in Albert Lea; visitation will begin one hour prior.