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James Morris Lemieux, age 94 of Maple Lake, passed away on October 18, 2021

Jim was born the son of Mose & Edna (Bakeberg) Lemieux on February 15, 1927 in Waverly, MN.

He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Jim then worked various jobs from farming, water & sewer, brick laying, butchering before spending 33 years at Honeywell, retiring at the age of 57.

Upon retirement, Jim enjoyed traveling with Mavis to Arizona and even Alaska. He loved to go to garage sales and auctions and see what treasures he could find. But he especially loved fishing, he would go out 3-4 times a day if he could find someone to go with him. The fish on Maple Lake can now rest a little easier.

Jim is preceded in death by his parents; sons, Michael & Lester Lemieux; sisters, Marjorie Ottenstroer, Charlotte Lemieux & Beatrice Opat; brothers, Gordon, Basil & Steven Lemieux; step-son, David Driggers; step daughter, Paula Bergquist.

He is survived by his wife, Mavis; son, Les (friend, Sharon) Lemieux; daughter, Katie Wittern; step-daughter, Jonae (Harlan) Zander; son-in-law, Ben Bergquist; grandchildren, Heather, Jason & Jamie Hagel; Jesse (Jessica), Shawn (Cassandra), Amber (Joe), Ryan (Krystle) Lemieux; Corey (Ellie) & Brett Wimmer; Ashley (Andy) Schwindel and Amanda Bergquist (Adam Loch); 18 great grandchildren; also many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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