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1926 James 2022

James Szarkowski

June 30, 1926 — June 25, 2022



James Szarkowski, 95, Jamestown, ND died Saturday June 25, 2022 at Ave Maria Village in Jamestown, ND.

James was born June 30, 1926 at Jamestown, ND, the son of Richard and Wanda (Maluski) Szarkowski. He attended school and graduated from St. John’s Academy in 1943. He helped on the family farm.

He entered the United States Army September 1950 and served until September 1952 during the Korean War. He returned home to continue farming.

He and Yvonne Albrecht were married November 5, 1953 in Wimbledon, ND. They made their home on the farm at Fried until 1959 when they moved to the present farm in Rose Township.

He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Fried until it closed and then became a member at St. Boniface Catholic Church at Wimbledon.

James is survived by his wife, Yvonne, Jamestown, ND; 2 sons, Keven, Jamestown, ND and Doug (Sandy), Brooklyn Park, MN; 4 granddaughters, Jessica, Abigail, Rebecca and Christina; and 2 great grandchildren, Gabriel Jordan and Bria Boeshans.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 son Steve, 3 brothers, John, Robert and Edward.

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Prayer Service

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Memorial Service

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

All Souls Prairie Church

3225 ND-20, Jamestown, ND 58401

The chapel is located at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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