James "Jim" Ranvik Sr., 63, of Stockton, Minnesota passed away on January 30, 2021 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI. James was born April 1, 1957 to Donald and Darlene (Baumann) Ranvik in Pine Island, MN. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and friend.
James grew up in Pine Island, MN until the death of his father in 1965. He later moved to Dakota, MN, where he spent the remainder of his childhood. On February 9th, 1980, James married Donna Irvine of La Crescent, MN. Together, James and Donna lived near the Winona area and had three wonderful children and two amazing grandsons.
James had worked at Gorman Foundry for 25 years. He later worked for United Machine and Foundry and Midwest Metals until he retired. James' greatest joys in life were camping and spending time with his family.
James is survived by his wife, Donna Ranvik; daughter, Heather (Shane) Olson; son, James (Jana) Ranvik Jr.; daughter, Amanda (Ashley) Ranvik; grandsons, Cayden and Brayden Olson; brother, Kenneth (Becky) Ranvik; sister, Chris Ranvik; brother, Charles Baumann; step-father, Kenneth Baumann; and beloved puppy, Oreo.
James was preceded in death by his father, Donald Ranvik; mother, Darlene Baumann; dear friend, Noreen Durant; and puppy, Teddy.
A public visitation will be from 9-11 A.M., Saturday, February 13, 2021, at Hoff Celebration of Life Center followed by a private family service.
Please sign James' guestbook and view the memorial video at www.hofffuneral.com
when it becomes available.
If you would like to donate to the funeral funds in lieu of flowers, please contact the family. Hoff Celebration of Life Center, Goodview, is assisting the family.