James L. 'Jim' Perra

Perra, James "Jim" L. of Champlin, MN, born August 20, 1946 passed away at age 76 on September 13th at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, MN after a short battle with Leukemia. Jim is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 56 years Mary Ann (Gonier), his son Brian (Dawn), his son-in-law Steve Otterness , 9 Grandchildren and many Great-Grandchildren. Preceded in Death by his daughter Michelle Otterness, parents Arsini and Marcella, sister Renee Fellman and Brother Robert. Jim was born in Minneapolis, MN, raised his family in Andover, MN and spent 20 years in Remer, MN before moving to Champlin to retire close to his family. Jim was a member of the National Guard, a successful home builder for many years, and an avid outdoorsman whose love of hunting and fishing was only surpassed by his love of family and friends. Private interment Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial Service Monday 9/26 at 11:00am with visitation 1 hour prior at: Washburn-McReavy.com Glen Haven Chapel 763-533-8643 5125 W Broadway, Crystal