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2019.

James Navarre, Lon’s father passed away on Dec 27, 2019.

James J. NAVARRE
James J. NAVARRE Obituary
Age 93 , of Maplewood Preceded in death by parents John & Cecilia (Pilarski), sister Kathryn Haas, brother Al, step-son James “Jimmy” Burgess, grandson Sean Burgess, former wife June. Survived by loving wife of 55 years Pat; children Linda Slyter, Steve, Lonnie (Joy Sorensen), Debra, Greg (Rita), Rebecca (Ted); step-children Linda (Bruce) Hilsen, Danny Burgess, Victoria Galan; 18 grandchildren; 46 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; brother Richard; sisters-in-law Dorothy, Mary (Neil), Debbie; brothers-in-law John (Theresa), Tom (Rebecca), Joe. James was a loving husband and father, a man of deep faith, was extraordinarily kind, loved music and nature. He was an avid fisherman, storyteller, farmer, cheese maker, WWII veteran, pilot for the Civil Air Patrol and a school bus driver for the NSP district for 17 years. Funeral Service Thursday (1/2/20) at 12 noon at the COVENTRY CHAPEL, 1840 University Avenue West, St. Paul, with visitation one hour prior to the service www.sandbergfuneralhome.com 651-777-2600

James Kermit Anderson “Red Sky” was born May 7, 1959. He passed into the spirit world June 27, 2019.

Claudia, ask me to post this. James Kermit Anderson “Red Sky” was born May 7, 1959. He is preceded in death by parents Russell and Lillian Rose Anderson, and brother Craig. Survived by loving wife Claudia and daughter Ameyalli Anderson. Also survived by former wife Juliane and sons James, Jr and Joseph Anderson. Sisters Patricia Baldwin, Catherine knutson, brother Rick Anderson, Brother Gregory Allen Sumpter, Cousin Victoria Scott, many nieces and nephews. Auntie Linda Brown and Sharon Lennartson. He was tribal chairman and historian for the Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Tribal Community and defended the sacred sites of the Dakota nation. Retired Pipefitter 37 years. He spent the last five years of his life in the Yucatan, Mexico. The Creator called him home June 27, 2019. Family and friends remember him with love and appreciation. Service Sept 11th at St Peters Church at 11:00am.
1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy in Mendota 55150. St Peters is the oldest church in MN.
Please bring a dish to pass.
Hope to see you love Claudia and Ameyalli, and his family.