James Farr, 1938-2015

Published 10:20 am Friday, July 10, 2015

James Thomas Farr, 77, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at his home in Geneva.

James Farr

James Farr

James was born on April 1, 1938, in Albert Lea. He was a lifelong resident of Geneva.

James was a meticulous hard worker, diligently working long hours every day. He worked many years with heavy equipment and owned his own road maintenance business. James was always involved with and interested in activities involving heavy machinery and equipment. He admired the tractors at various county fairs every summer.

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One of his favorite activities was stopping in at Al’s Body Shop for coffee, gossip and the joke of the day. He was a proud father of his children and grandchildren.

James is survived by his children Troy L. Farr (Mary Jo) of Owatonna, James T. Farr Jr. (Kim) of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Jody K. Svien (Michael) of Faribault, Tracy J. Bolinger of Emmons, Jenna M. Farr of Austin, Diane M. Kromer (Robert), Suzanne Farr, JoAnn L. Farr and Roseanne Farr-Gage (Steve); several grandchildren; brothers Kenneth Farr (Julia) and Charles Farr; and many nieces and nephews.

James is preceded in death by his parents; and several siblings.

A public visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Bonnerup Funeral chapel, 308 Seventh Ave. in Ellendale.