In Memory

Jim Neitge

Jim Neitge

James Callahan Neitge, 68, died Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at his home in St. Peter, Minnesota.

Jim was born April 30, 1950, in Mankato, Minnesota to Harriet Foley Neitge and Benjamin Donald Neitge. He grew up in North Mankato and graduated from Mankato High School in 1969. Jim had a lifelong passion for sports and was on the high school baseball, swimming and football teams. He also played football at Mankato State College.

Jim served in the U.S. Air Force and worked in construction for many years. He enjoyed fishing and spending his free time outdoors. Jim loved classic rock, Nut Goody bars, his family, and his loyal dog, Sitka, who was by his side for many years.

Jim is survived by his daughter, Jaime Neitge, her partner, Nicolas Karlinski, and their daughter, Stella, of Paris, France; son, Mitchell Neitge and his wife, Sharz, of Hartford, South Dakota; sister, Judie Neitge of North Mankato; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas and Steven.



 
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03/13/19 10:44 PM #1    

Sue Crosbie

RIP Jim.


03/18/19 12:47 PM #2    

Lynn Nordgren

I will always remember you, Jim, as having a devilish twinkle in your eye and a big, cute smile on your face.  You were so fun, a star athlete, and helped bring good energy to our class. Hoping you are having a great time wherever you are...tossing a few touch downs, hitting some home runs, catching a few fish, and munching on a Nut Goodie while hanging with your buddy, Sitka.  Enjoy the peace, Jim. 


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