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James E. Niedfeldt, 62

James Edward Niedfeldt, age 62, of Maiden Rock, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at his home.

He was born the son of Herbert and Inez (Mathiason) Niedfeldt on May 10, 1954, in Madison, S.D. James graduated from Red Wing High School. In his younger years, he played baseball and enjoyed the sport all his life. James was owner/operator over the road truck driver for many years until his retirement.

He is survived by his mother, Inez Niedfeldt; brother, Timothy Niedfeldt; sisters, Jill (Bill) Kohrs and Karen (Jerry) Stewart; step-daughter, Ashley Blackett along with her daughter, Ella Winkler; nieces and nephews, Nicholas Niedfeldt, Christopher Niedfeldt; Scott (Dixie) Kohrs, Melissa (Jeremy) McDonnell and Brianna Stewart; great-nieces and great-nephews; other relatives and friends.

James was preceded in death by his father, Herbert; fiance, Shanna; sister, Judith; and sister-in-law, Brenda.

A memorial gathering will be held from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at Bakken-Young Funeral Home in Maiden Rock. Interment will be in Andersonville Cemetery in Davisburg, Mich.

Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of Maiden Rock.