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James "Jim" Sikkink

March 13, 1960 November 21, 2018
James "Jim" Sikkink
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Obituary for James "Jim" Sikkink

James Greer Sikkink, age 58, of Harmony (formerly of Austin, MN) passed away at the Harmony Care Center on November 21st, 2018 following complications of surgery.

James "Jim" was born to Roger and Marjorie (Greer) Sikkink on March 13, 1960 in Harmony, MN. Jim attended special education classes in Lanesboro, MN. He then moved to Austin, MN and lived in various REM Homes. He worked at the Cedar Valley Workshop for the past 38 years, where he was known as the leader of the Happy Birthday song. Jim enjoyed bowling, participating in Special Olympics, and traveling with Venture Travels. Jim also loved music, listening to his radio, and attending the ARC dances. Jim liked to come home to visit his family and all of his nieces and nephews.

He is survived by his siblings Ann (Roger) Patten of Litchfield, Polly (James) Harstad of Harmony, and Randy of Rochester. He is also survived by 10 nieces and nephews and 21 great nieces and nephews. Jim is preceded in death by his parents.

The family of Jim wishes to thank the staff of REM in Austin and the Cedar Valley Workshop for all of their care and for being like family to him.


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Visitation

Saturday

1

Dec

12:30 PM 12/1/2018 12:30:00 PM - 1:30 PM 12/1/2018 1:30:00 PM
Greenfield Lutheran

235 Main Ave South
Harmony, MN 55939

Greenfield Lutheran
235 Main Ave South Harmony 55939 MN
United States

Service

Saturday

1

Dec

1:30 PM 12/1/2018 1:30:00 PM
Greenfield Lutheran

235 Main Ave South
Harmony, MN 55939

Greenfield Lutheran
235 Main Ave South Harmony 55939 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenfield Final Resting Place

PO Box 538
Harmony, MN 55939

PO Box 538 Harmony 55939 MN
United States
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