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Jim Hrouda

Feb 13, 2015


Memorial services were held Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Haugen, Wisc., for James Edward “Jim” Hrouda, 57, Balta, who died Thursday, Feb. 5 at home.

Jim was born Feb. 24, 1957 in Rice Lake, Wisc. He was raised in his parents’ home in rural Haugen, Wisc., and graduated from school at Rice Lake in 1975. He worked as a farm laborer for many years at the Spooner Agricultural Station in Spooner, Wisc. He moved to Balta in 2006.

He is survived by his children, Aaron Starkey, Fort Atkinson, Wisc.; Jessica Rutske, Menomonie, Wisc.; Sarah Hrouda, California; Elizabeth Wilson, Rozet, Wyo.; five grandchildren; mother, Germaine Paulson; sisters, Marilyn Zimmerman, Sarona, Wisc.; Linda Stodola, Haugen, Wisc.; Linda Wellvang, Rice Lake, Wisc.; brother, Thomas Hrouda, Roseburg, Ore.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Hrouda; uncle, George Hrouda.

Rev. James Powers officiated.

Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home of Rugby. Online registry: funeralsbyanderson.com.

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