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James Donald Hlavac obituary
James Donald Hlavac Obituary
James Donald Hlavac, 57, of Farmington passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2024 at his home. Visitation will be Saturday, February 24, from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM with Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00 PM all held at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montgomery with Fr. Tom Niehaus officiating.

James was born on February 19, 1966 in New Prague. He was a 1984 graduate of Montgomery Lonsdale High School. He has been currently working as a Sales and Service Specialist for Bridgestone for the past 3 years. Past employment was with All-n-One Tow, Kinney Shoes, United Steel, and Tires Plus.

James enjoyed wrenching on a car, playing drums, fishing, attending Sunday church services, spending time with family, music, playing with his grandchildren. He was a jokester and always had a smile on his face.

James is survived by his parents, Patricia Hlavac and James (Nancy) Hlavac all of Faribault; children, Kevin (May) Hlavac of Crystal, Matt Hlavac of Farmington, Adam (Amber) Hlavac of Fort Meyers, FL., and Taylor (Brian) Pederson of Elko New Market; grandchildren, Aden and Avia Hlavac, and Myla Pederson; siblings, Anita (Rick) Perry of Eagan, Melissa (Bob) Kukacka of New Prague, and Tara (Buck) Hruska of Waterville.

James is preceded in death by grandparents, Bill (Lillian) Hlavac, Frank (Laura) Velishek; and nephew, Brady Hruska.

Arrangements are with the Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery. 507-364-7929. On-line condolences may be left at www.schoenbauerfuneralhome.com.


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