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FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE 2:00 PM, SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2019, AT OUR CHAPEL. Visitation will be cancelled for TONIGHT and will be from 12-2 PM on Saturday.
James L. McBride, age 61, of Summit, SD, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Our Lady of Peace Hospice Center, St. Paul, MN. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel in Watertown. Rev. Janet Miller will officiate. The family is requested to meet at the chapel on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. for a prayer service.
Visitation will be at Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel on Friday from 5-7 p.m. and prior to services at the chapel on Saturday.
Burial will be at Hope Lutheran Cemetery in Summit, SD. Honorary pallbearers will be James’ grandchildren: James III, Xander, Michaela, Jaxen, Brayden and Lynken McBride. Active pallbearers will be: Mike Lee, Loren Bottem, Dan Sower, Jake Bisgaard, Steve Zebke and Jerry Engels.
James was born on March 25, 1958, in Clear Lake, SD, to Francis and Zada (Erickson) McBride. He attended school in Strandburg, SD, and started working on the family farm after high school.
On August 15, 1975, James married Barbara Lee in Summit, SD. The couple continued to make their home in Strandburg, SD, until they moved to Minneapolis, MN, where he drove a delivery truck. In 2008, they returned back to Summit where James drove truck for GCI Cement, Falk Farms and Wilbur-Ellis.
James was a member of the Hope Lutheran Church in Summit, SD, and enjoyed tinkering on cars and tractors. James also enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching baseball and reading.
James is survived by his two sons, James “Jim” Jr. (Jennifer) McBride, of Bloomington, MN, and Brandon (Lisa Storkson) McBride, of Blaine, MN; mother, Zada McBride, of Faribault, MN; two brothers, Mark McBride, of Crystal, MN, and Andrew McBride, of Watertown, SD; four sisters: Debbie Gulden, of Monroe, SD, Melody Tran, of Mesquite, TX, Michelle Vo, of Ocean Sprints, MS, and Sandy (Tim) Gamber, of Marian, SD; and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara and his father, Francis.