James E. Grugal Jr.

July 13, 1953 ~ June 6, 2020 (age 66)


Graveside Services for James Grugal Jr. of Roseau, MN will be held on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 2 PM at St. Philip's Catholic Cemetery in Falun (rural Roseau).

James Evert Grugal, Jr. passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at LifeCare Medical Center in Roseau at the age of 66.

James was born in Roseau, MN on July 13, 1953 to James Sr. and Ramona (Brown) Grugal. On September 3, 1983 he married Rose Syverson. James farmed for many years while also working at Marvin Windows. He was at Marvin’s for 30 years. He was a member of St. Phillips Catholic Church in rural Roseau.

James enjoyed gardening and always had the best garden around. He loved to fish and went every year up until he got sick. He loved to brag about his catch and the ones he let get away. James was an avid hunter and couldn’t wait for hunting season so he could hunt with his family and friends.

All through his sickness he was worried about Rose and his family. He never complained once. He looked like an intimidating man but he was the most loving and caring person you would ever meet. He greeted everyone with a smile and a twinkle in his eye. Many won’t forget his firm handshake with his bear-sized hands!

James is survived by his wife Rose; children Jamie Grugal, Melony (Syverson) and Brent Heddan, Marina (Grugal) and Donovan Osse; siblings Dennis and Christy Grugal; Kurtis and Diane Sharf (Grugal) Kristina Kaml (Grugal); grandchildren Chloe, Ally, Desi, Lexi, Siarah, Autumn, Cody, Jaden, Parker, Jace; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents James Grugal Sr and Ramona Grugal, sister Susanne Grugal and brother Steven Brown.

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Graveside Service
June 12, 2020

2:00 PM
St. Philip's
Co. Rd. #9
Roseau, MN 56751

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