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James J. Meierotto

James J. Meierotto

James J. Meierotto, age 89 of Brule, WI passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born Sept 7, 1929 in Litchfield, MN the son of Raymond and Marie (McGuire) Meierotto.

Jim grew up in Bayfield, WI with four siblings. He worked logging on the Apostle Islands, working on the Great Lakes Ore Boats and fish rearing, before moving to Brule, WI to manage the fish hatchery for over 28 years. Jim was also a Korean War veteran who served his country proudly.

Survivors include his children; Cathy Berube, Shirlann Biser, Patricia Stockwell, Jim Meierotto, Sue O'Kash and Ray Meierotto. Jim is also survived by seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 54 years, Mary Alice.

Jim will be remembered for his love of the outdoors and family. As per his wishes, there will be no funeral service.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mountain Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Ashland and Mellen, WI.

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