James Allen Lind was born on May 19, 1946, the son of John & Thea Lind. He served his country during the Vietnam War in the United States Marine. After serving his country Jim returned to the Paynesville area where he farmed and later continued farming in Perham.
In the early 1980's he started truck driving and saw many parts of the country. In 2001, Jim moved to Alexandria where he retired. While living in Alexandria he enjoyed going to the Coffee Pot and having coffee with friends.
James died on Monday, August 10, 2009 at his home. He is survived by two daughters: Vicki & husband, John McTigue of Alexandria, Tami & husband, Jim Wheeler of Alexandria; eight grandchildren: Danielle, Zachary, Johnathan, Olivia, Joseph, Kristin, Makayla, Ryan; sister: Vangie & husband, Ron Rowell of Paynesville, Sue & husband, Mark Theisen of St. Cloud.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Myron.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, August 13, 2009, 1:00 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria. Military Honors were by American Legion Post #87. Burial was at the Nordland Cemetery in Paynesville. Arrangements were with the Anderson Funeral Home. www.andersonfuneral.net