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11/6/2013 9:57:00 AM
James Sandbo

James "Jim" Sandbo , 69, of Norwood Young America, formerly of Windom, died Nov. 1, 2013, at his home in Norwood Young America.
Memorial services will be held today (Wednesday) at 11 a.m., at All Saints Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America with Pastor Eric Aune officiating.
Special music will be provided by Jane Fasching, organist; Cory Foss, guitarist; and Matthew Foss, soloist.
Urn bearer will be his daughter, Leah Sandbo.
Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel of Norwood Young America is handling the funeral arrangements.
James "Jim" Roger Sandbo was born April 12, 1944, to Olaf and Alvina (Weber) Sandbo in Windom. He was baptized and later confirmed at Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom.
He received his education in Windom, graduating from Windom High School in 1962.
In 1963, Jim married Carol Eichner at Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom. They lived in Windom for a few years before moving to Alexandria where Jim worked maintenance at a resort on St. Mary's Lake.
A couple of years later, they moved to Winsted where Jim was instrumental in the newspaper press.
In 1978, Jim and Carol moved to rural Waconia where he eventually owned Core Printing in Norwood Young America. He then owned a Cologne print shop before driving truck.
After a brief move to Glencoe, they have lived in Young America since 1993.
Jim served on the Winsted Fire Department and was a member of the Jaycees and Howard Lake Masonic Lodge.
An outdoorsman, Jim enjoyed visiting the North woods, fly fishing, hunting with his dogs, camping and canoeing. He especially enjoyed conversations with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Alvina Sandbo; father and step-mother, Olaf and Marie Sandbo; and a brother, Dennis Sandbo.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Carol Sandbo of Norwood Young America; children, Leah Sandbo and significant other, Tim Steffl, of Prior Lake; and Ji Sandbo of Norwood Young America; one granddaughter; a brother, Kenneth (JoAnn) Sandbo of Windom; brothers-in-law, Dwayne (Denise) Eichner of Dovray and Michael (Marjorie) Eichner of Windom; and sister-in-law, LaVonne Simola of Big Lake.

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