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1998 James 2020

James D Wallace

September 13, 1998 — July 10, 2020

A gathering of friends and family for James David Wallace, 21, of Palo will be held from 12:00-3:00 p.m. Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora.

James passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020 at the Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

He was born on September 13, 1998 to David and Dana (Harkins) Wallace in Virginia, MN.

James grew up in Palo and attended Mesabi East High School.  He enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, hunting, shooting his guns, and gardening.  He also enjoyed listening to music and taking drives.

He was a kind hearted man who was always concerned about the needs of others and enjoyed helping his granny.  James will be remembered for his giving, funny, and spontaneous nature.

Survivors include his father and mother, David and Dana Wallace of Palo; two sisters: Riley (Jacob) Lind of Palo and Avery Wallace of Palo; his paternal grandmother, Irene Wallace of Aurora; maternal grandmother, Roxanne (Ken) Striblin of Pittsburgh, PA; maternal grandfather, Rick Harkins of Aurora; aunts and uncles: Charles Wallace, Chris Elam, Kim (Mike) Hamann, and Randy Harkins; several cousins, including cousins: Brian, Keith, Kaylie, and Peyton; his best friends: James and Daniel Forpahl as well as countless other friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Charles Wallace; and cousin: Ricky Harkins

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Service Schedule

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Saturday, July 18, 2020

12:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home-Aurora

402 W 3rd Ave N, Aurora, MN 55705

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