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James E. Goodale

March 8, 1970 — January 10, 2021

A visitation and reviewal for James Edward Goodale, 50, of Hutter, (rural Gilbert) will be held from 3:00-6:00pm Friday, January 15, 2021 at Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Gilbert. COVID mandates including masking and social distancing will be followed.  Burial will be at a later date.

James died Sunday January 10, 2021 at his residence in Hutter.

James was born March 8, 1970 on George Air Force Base in Victorville, California to Robert and Betty Jo (Zganjar) Goodale.  He attended Eveleth-Gilbert Schools and later at vo-tech for certified nurses training.  He married Carrie Ann Clapsaddle in Gilbert.

James worked in various capacities in many occupations.  He worked at St. Michael’s in Virginia s a CNA, LTV Steel as a lab tester, Mesabi Bituminous, L&M Radiator, Walmart and at Entronix as a cell phone repairman.  He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his son, Alex (Samantha Kudis) Goodale of Eveleth; one expected grandson, Finnley James Goodale; parents: Betty Jo and David Mostad of Hoyt Lakes and Robert and Rebecca Goodale of Hutter; sister, Bobbi Jo (Jeff) Mostad Goodale; former wife, Carrie; step-brothers and sisters: Brian and Jen Otto, Candie and Dewey Nikunen, Tammy and Matt Burgoon and Matt and Jamie Mostad.

He is preceded in death by his brother, William Harry Goodale.

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Friday, January 15, 2021

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home-Gilbert

108 Broadway, Gilbert, MN 55741

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