James Haglund, 87

James “Jim” David Haglund passed away in Minneapolis, at the age of 87, Monday, Dec. 23, 2019.

He was born March 20, 1932, in Dassel, to Victor and Hannah (Nyquist) Haglund.

He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1962, and worked with Northern States Power, the federal government, and the Northwest Conference of the Covenant Church.

He married Joyce Elaine Anderson June 2, 1956, and they raised five children: Karen, Steven (Linda), Diane (Dale), Janet (Greg), and Thomas.

Jim was preceded in death by his father, Victor; his mother, Hannah; and his son-in-law Jeff Schurrer.

He was the youngest of eight siblings, all preceding him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce; his five children; 14 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Rosalie Haglund, and numerous nieces and nephews.

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