James Gabrelcik, 77

James Peter “Jim” Gabrelcik, age 77 of Watertown, formerly of Buffalo and Shakopee, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020.

He was born September 29, 1942 to Richard and Elizabeth (Schaust) Gabrelcik in Buffalo, MN.

Jim was a career public works employee of Wright County, MN. He married Marlene “Bunnie” Wandersee and they made their home in Buffalo.

Jim and Bunnie enjoyed traveling, gambling, and socializing. He liked to spend time in the outdoors, working on his yard. He was known for his woodworking skills.

Jim was preceded in death by his wife “Bunnie;” and parents Richard and Elizabeth Gabrelcik.

He is survived by his siblings: Richard “Dick” (Ginger) Gabrelcik, Jack (Karlene) Gabrelcik, Paul Gabrelcik, Shirley (Dennis) Bartos, Bill Gabrelcik and friend Mary Peterson; as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, private family services have been held.

Arrangements by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, MN.

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