James Edward Wagenman, age 55, of Inver Grove Heights, MN, formerly of Perham, MN, passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 2, 2011.
Jim was born June 21, 1955, in St. Paul, MN, to Bennie and Doris (Schulz) Wagenman. He was employed at Brockway Glass, in Rosemount, MN; Anchor Glass, in Illinois and various manufacturing jobs until his employment at Barrel O' Fun Snack Foods, in Perham. In 2008, Jim's health prevented him from continuing to work. One of his favorite things to do was fish and he enjoyed making people laugh.
Surviving Jim is his mother, Doris Butenhoff, Frazee, MN; children, Jesse (Laura), of Maple Grove, MN, Neal, of Inver Grove Heights, MN and Tammy, of Newport, MN, and their mother, Roberta; sisters, Lana (Joe) Callahan, of Mora, MN, and Lois Boomgaarden, of Perham, MN; brothers, Richard, of Maplewood, MN, Noel, of St. Paul, MN, Don, of Perham, MN, and Tim (Andrea), of Cottage Grove, MN; grandchildren, Michael James and Audrina; his favorite dog, Daisy Mae; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews as well as one great-great-nephew; numerous relatives and friends.
Jim is preceded in death by his father; grandparents; one brother-in-law and his girlfriend of ten years, Mary Jo.
Jim will be missed by all who knew him.