James, David J. Age 35, of Maplewood. Died accidently on February 24, 2013. Preceded in death by grandparents, Andrew James and Margaret Petersen. Survived by parents, Betsy and Jerry James; brother, Brian; sister, Ann Marie Lewis; brother-in-law, Anthoney; nephew, Toney; grand- parents, Marie James & Kenneth Petersen; special aunts and uncles; cousins; and many, many friends. Dave had a passion for the outdoors. He loved to spend his time fishing or hunting birds. When he wasn't on the water or in the woods, he used his passion to hunt up new friendships. His love will be missed by all. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 AM Monday, March 4th at the CHURCH OF ST. PETER, 2600 N Margaret St., North St. Paul. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery. Visitation at church 1-4 PM Sunday and again on Monday 1 hour prior to Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Daver's favorite charity, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Willwerscheid Funeral Home & Cremation Service 651-228-1006
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