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October 24, 1947 – Sunday, January 20, 2019

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church-Winsted, MN
Monday, January 28, 2019
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church-Winsted, MN
Sunday, January 27, 2019
2-6 P.M.

Prayer service 5:30 P.M.

James A. Hertel, age 71, of Winsted passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 20th, 2019.

He was born on October 24, 1947 in Winsted, the son of Leo & Genevieve (Miller) Hertel.

Jim graduated from Holy Trinity High School in 1965. He later attended St. John’s University and Mankato State University, graduating in 1969.

On November 23, 1968, Jim and Kathleen A. Campbell were joined in holy marriage at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. God blessed their marriage with six children.

Jim honorably served his country in The United States Marine Corps.

He was employed at Millerbernd Manufacturing for over forty years.

Jim loved his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren! He was a proud father, grandpa and great grandpa! Jim and Kathy enjoyed traveling after his retirement.

He loved fishing and hunting, the Minnesota Vikings and Golden Gopher basketball.

Jim was a lifelong member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.

Survived by his loving wife of fifty years: Kathy Hertel; children: Gloria Hertel (Tom Stifter), Matt Hertel, Mary Harrison (John Hertzog), Jake (Angie) Hertel, Maggie (John) Montgomery, Grace (Ross) Brennan; grandchildren: Faye (Adam) Field, Joe Telecky, Genevieve Dvorak, Cedar Hertel, Dena (Tyler) Hausladen, Deirdre (Spencer) Caouette, Darla Harrison, Dexter Harrison, Donovan Harrison, Lucy Hertel, Leo Hertel, Henry Hertel, Kathleen Montgomery, Elizabeth Montgomery, Clark Montgomery, Baby Boy Brennan expected in May; great grandchildren: Kylian Field, Baby Boy Caouette expected in March, Baby Girl Hausladen expected in April. Jim is also survived by many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents, brothers Paul and Jack Hertel, and son-in-law Dexter Harrison.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Jim will be held on Monday, January 28th, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Tony Stubeda will be the Celebrant. Military rites will also be performed.

Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, January 27th from 2-6 P.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. A prayer service will be held at 5:30 P.M. Further visitation will be held on Monday morning, January 28th one hour prior to Mass at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

7 Guestbook Entries

  1. Kay Hoernemann

    Thoughts and prayers to the family

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  2. Robin L Hess

    Keeping family and friends in my thought and prayers during this difficult time.

    Reply
  3. Bill and Althea Fejes

    Jake, My wife and I would like to extend our condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Bill & Althea Fejes

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  4. Gordon Campbell

    I was sorry to hear of uncle Jim’s passing. I feel grateful that I was able to see and talk to him at Jerry’s cabin on July 4,2018. RIP Uncle Jim.

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  5. Sergio Lugo

    I had the fortunate pleasure of meeting the Hertel family in 1964, as a classmate of Jerry Hertel (my future best man) nad of Jane Campbell (nee Hertel) of the College of St. Benedict’s. I (and my wife Pam) would see Jim during his years at St. John’s, before I graduated in 1968. As has always been the case with the entire family, a thoroughly nice and upstanding individual, who did his growing family proud, I’m sure.

    May he rest in peace.

    Sergio and Pamela Lugo of Denver, Colorado

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  6. Ken and Evonne Kremet

    Kathy and family, sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  7. Cousin Pat

    Jim is in my thoughts and prayers. He was always so sweet and kind.

    Reply

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