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Obituary for James L. Pavlo

James “Jim” Pavlo, age 79, passed away peacefully at Abbott Northwestern Hospital on Monday, July 31, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born in Minneapolis, MN to Mildred and Lewis Pavlo on November 20, 1937. Jim graduated from Bloomington High School in 1956. Jim married Pat Shaheen in 1957 and had three children between 1958 and 1962. Jim was widowed in 1986 and married Carol Zeig on November 23, 1996. He was a veteran with the U.S. Army and spent 55 years as a talented residential and commercial painter. Jim enjoyed his family and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. He enjoyed his years of fast pitch softball as the pitcher along with years of bowling on several teams. Jim had an outgoing personality and will be missed by many.
James is survived by his wife, Carol; daughter, Vicki (Jack) Stewart; son, Craig (Jody Weldon); grandchildren, Amy, Dena, Jacob, Alex, C.J., Anna; great-granddaughter, Dalaney; brother, John (Bonnie); sister, Jerine Pavlo Hartsch.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Pat; son, Jimmy, parents, Lewie and Millie; sister, Jackie.

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McNearney - Schmidt Funeral and Cremation

1220 3rd Avenue East
Shakopee, MN 55379





11:30 AM
McNearney - Schmidt Funeral and Cremation

1220 3rd Avenue East
Shakopee, MN 55379

Memorial Prayer Service will be held at 11:30 AM. Presiding is the Reverend Paul Haverstock. Sharing time will follow the prayer service.

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Pleasant View Memorial Garden

Highway 13 & Portland Avenue
Burnsville, MN 55337


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