James Klemetsrud


James Klemetsrud, 65, of Mitchell, SD, passed peacefully Thursday, October 6, 2022, at his home under hospice care. A Celebration of Life for James will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

James R. “Klem” Klemetsrud was born on October 9, 1956 in Devils Lake, ND.

He is survived by his loving wife, Wendy; daughter Nicole Klemetsrud, son-in-law Jeffrey Montez, grandson William Montez; son Kyle Klemetsrud, daughter-in-law Monica Pacheco and granddaughter Luna Joy Klemetsrud. They will forever love and miss him. He will also be missed by his siblings, family, and many good friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Karl, mother Irene, and brother Kenneth.

He worked over 40 years for BNSF Railway and was a proud union member of BMWED. For those who knew him, remember a story, for he loved to tell them. May he rest in eternal peace.

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