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James Bradley Lauzer, age 62, of Howard Lake passed away on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.
He was born on March 6, 1957 in Cokato the son of George & Lorraine (Drawert) Lauzer.
James graduated from Howard Lake High School.
On May 23, 1981, James B. Lauzer and Renee F. (nee Kieser) were joined in holy marriage at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake.
He worked for over thirty years at The Ron Vik Company. Jim also was the longtime manager of The Howard Lake Mobile Home Park.
Jim was fond of trap shooting, deer hunting, fishing and mowing lawns.
Survived by his loving wife: Renee F. Lauzer; children: Chersti (Paul) Horsch of Montrose, Stacey Maas of Howard Lake, Craig Maas of Montrose and significant other Tracy Scanner; eleven grandchildren: Hattelene, Ronisha, Austin & Gavin; Cody, Quinten, Tristan, Carter & Devon; Brandon and Hannah; one great grandchild on the way; sisters and brothers: Sharon Hecksel, Dennis (Patricia) Lauzer, LuAnn (Robert) Ryks, David (Kelly) Lauzer and Cheryl Hamilton; sisters-in-law: Jeanette (Jim) Lachermeier and Anna Wahl; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother Richard, brother Michael Lauzer, a nephew Josh Lauzer, parents-in-law Clemens & Delores Kieser and by brothers-in-law Eldron Hecksel, Lee Hamilton and Dennis Kieser and by his dearly beloved pet Eddie.
A time of gathering will be held on Monday, December 9th, 2019 from 4-6 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.
A Memorial service for James Lauzer will be held on Monday evening, December 9th at 6:00 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. The Reverend David Hormann will officiate.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to

5 Guestbook Entries

  1. Gwen Adickes

    So sorry for your loss.
    Thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Gwen and Clyde Adickes

  2. John Bergstrom

    Its been some time since I saw Jim. That’s what happens when you live 2000 miles apart. God bless. RIP brother

  3. Kim (Siedschlag) & Al Monger

    Thoughts and prayers to all. Jim was a sweetheart and always had a kind word and smile. May your memories give you strength in the days ahead and time ease the pain.

  4. Gwen Snell

    To all of Jim’s family, so very sorry for your loss. May your cherished memories help to bring you all peace and strength at this difficult time.

  5. Vern Kleve

    Our entire family offers our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to your family. For each year that goes by there are less of us left, it seemed simpler in the past. We have nothing but fond memories of all of you. Best regards.


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