James D. LeJeune, 67, of Falcon Heights, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Nov. 6.

Jim was a proud combat veteran from the Vietnam War, serving with the 1st Marine Air Wing, VMO-6. He was very close to his Marine brothers, who will greatly miss him.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Trethewey; daughters, Sara (Derek) Schmitt and Heather (Jeffrey) Zappo; son, John; granddaughter, Helena Schmitt; grandsons, Anthony and Vincent Zappo; siblings, Lawrence (Jean), Thomas and Rita (H. A.) Engelbrecht; and D’Ann (Douglas) Avery.

Jim was greatly loved by friend Susan Scarborough and her sons, Brady and Colin. He will be missed by former wife and friend, Joanne (Art) Seaberg. Part of a close-knit neighborhood, Jim will be missed by David and Nancy Wearne, Ron and Marjorie Jaschob, Ricé Davis and many others. Jim’s cat, Bob, is lonely without him.

Special thanks to the VAMC staff, nurses and doctors for their excellent care and their great warmth, and to Jim’s caregivers from Intrepid Home Services.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Nov. 12 at Church of Christ the King in Minneapolis, with interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

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