James Russell Westin, 72, of Hayfield, passed away at Susie's Place on Wednesday morning, Oct. 9, 2019.

James was born on July 1, 1947, in Hayfield, the son of Russell and Madeline (Christianson) Westin.

James is survived by his sisters, Kay (Al) Hodge, Kasson, Barbara Johnson, Antioch, Ill., Susan Westin, Hayfield, and Rhonda (Russell Jensen) Blooming Prairie; and his son, Pete Westin, Salt Lake City, Utah.

As his wishes, there will be no service. A private family burial will be held at a later date.

James was dearly loved by his family and will be greatly missed.

To share a special memory or condolence,

Please visit www.czaplewskifuneralhomes.com; Czaplewski Family Funeral Homes, 501 Second St. NW, Hayfield, Minn. 507-477-2259.

Blessed be his memory.