James R Hetrick (Jim), 68. Rochester, MN. went to be with the Lord Dec. 2, 2012. St. Mary's hospital, Rochester MN from cardiac arrest.
Jim was born Feb. 29, 1944 to Russell and Frances (Sullivan) Hetrick in Omaha, NE. In 1979 Jim married Nancy Nelson in Omaha, NE. During his life Jim had been in the Navy and National Guard. Jim was very active with his church and the men's Sportsmen's Events and the Special Youth Challenge held in the spring and fall. Jim was also a Christian Motorcycle Club member. Jim was very passionate about his Lord and the Lord's return. Jim enjoyed traveling with his wife and gathering with friends. Jim was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker fan but also a huge critic, this was a passion he shared with his brother and family.
Jim is survived by his loving wife Nancy, daughter Ranee Edds, Hayfield, MN sons David (Nicole) Hetrick, Hayfield, MN, and Joshua (MeLea) Hetrick, Rochester, MN. Four grandchildren Darien Edds, Bryanna Hetrick, Justice Edds and Kayli Hetrick, One brother Thomas (Anita) Hetrick, Omaha, NE and nieces and nephews.
Preceding in death; parents Russell and Frances Hetrick, sister-in-law Susan Hetrick, and granddaughter Alexis Hetrick.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Wed. Dec. 5, 2012 at Praise Fellowship Church, 602 Central Ave South, Dodge Center, MN at 2:00pm with visitation at 1:00pm. Pastor Roger Langworthy and Pastor Joshua Hetrick officiating. Rochester Cremation services facilitator. Interment will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SE MN Special Youth Challenge c/o Praise Fellowship Church, P.O. Box 71 Dodge Center, MN 55927