James Arnold Gossen

August 25, 1938 ~ December 15, 2021 (age 83)


James Arnold Gossen, age 83, passed on
December 15, 2021 in Maple Grove, MN.
Jim is survived by his brother, Richard (Louise); his daughter,
Carmen Preston; his sons, Steve (Renee), Jeff (Caroline); his
grandchildren, Kelsey (Michael), Taylor (Elizabeth), Sarah,
David (Aimee), Luke (Dani), Hannah (Perry), Melissa (Trevor),
Jack, and great-grandchildren, Jaelynn, Perry, and
Preston. He is preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia; parents,
Louis and Gladys Gossen; brothers, Dale and Donald, and
great-granddaughter, Perris.
Jim was born on August 25, 1938 in Milaca, MN. He married
Sylvia in November 1958. While living in Blaine, MN, Jim
had a successful career in banking and retired from Norwest
Bank in 1993. Jim and Sylvia enjoyed their retirement years splitting
their time between Northome, MN and Boca Grande, FL. In MN, they
enjoyed hunting, fishing, and their beautiful property. In FL, they enjoyed fishing, combing the beaches for seashells,
and socializing with their many friends. Jim will be deeply
missed at his hunting camp which he founded with friends
67 years ago.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in memory of James on
Tuesday, December 28th at 11:00 AM at St Joseph the Worker Catholic Church
7180 Hemlock Lane North, Maple Grove, MN 55369. The service will be livestreamed and can be viewed on the church website or here at this link.  Visitation will
be held one hour prior to the service. A luncheon reception will
follow mass. The family would like to thank the BeeHive for their
loving care.

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December 28, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
The Church of St. Joseph the Worker
7180 Hemlock Lane North
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Mass of Christian Burial
December 28, 2021

11:00 AM
The Church of St. Joseph the Worker
7180 Hemlock Lane North
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Video is available for this event

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