James Michael Navratil, age 67, of Silver Lake passed away on Wednesday, March 9th, 2022 at his residence.
He was born in Robbinsdale on October 12, 1954 the son of James Allen and Vernadean (Peterson) Navratil Sr.
On March 12, 1990, James M. Navratil and Dianne Fier were joined in holy marriage in Duluth. God blessed their marriage with three children.
Jim was formerly employed as a purchasing manager for Norwesco in St. Bonifacius.
He enjoyed fishing in the summer, hunting up north, entertaining in his garage, and feeding everyone. Jim was a lifetime member of the Silver Lake Sportsmen’s Club.
Survived by loving wife, Dianne; children: James Navratil (special friend Amber), Anna Navratil, and Emily Navratil (special friend Justin); his mother, Vernadean “Deannie” Navratil; siblings: Vonnie Nelson (special friend Richard), Deb (Bruce) Bebo, Kathy Simondet, and Michael (Karen) Navratil; Jim is also survived by nieces, nephews, aunts, brother and sister-inlaws.
Preceded in death by his father and by a brother-in-law Bob Simondet.
A visitation and celebration of life for James M. Navratil will be held on Saturday, March 19th from 11 AM - 1PM at the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake.
Inurnment follows at Holy Family Cemetery.