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James Hunt -- Dodge Center

DODGE CENTER -- No services are planned for James Hunt.

Mr. Hunt, 74, of Dodge Center, a former employee of Kamen Bearing Co., died Monday (March 22, 2004) at Fairview Nursing Home in Dodge Center, where he had lived seven months.

Born Sept. 2, 1929, in Tulsa, Okla., he grew up in the Tulsa area, served in the Navy and, after World War II, was in the Air Force. Mr. Hunt had lived in a number of southeastern Minnesota communities since moving here from Tulsa in 1967. In 1949, he married Juanita Townsend in Tulsa, and they were later divorced. He married Mildred Dulas in 1967 in Cresco, Iowa, and they also were divorced. He was a truck driver in Oklahoma, owned and operated several service stations in Minnesota and rebuilt electrical motors for Kamen Bearing Co. in Rochester. He enjoyed fishing and camping.

Survivors include three sons, Jason (Colette) of Dodge Center, James (Laurie) Wilson of Zumbrota and Scott (Cindy) Wilson of Colorado Springs, Colo.; three daughters, Lynn (Ronald) Mead of Wichita, Kan., Alicia (Rex) Hunt-Welch of Wanamingo and Sara (Steven) Bemel of Hastings, Minn.; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A daughter and three brothers preceded him in death.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Dibble Funeral Home in Kasson.

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