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James Mulfinger

July 27, 1948 ~ May 11, 2021 (age 72)


James Mulfinger, 72, Bismarck, ND died Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at his home in Bismarck.

James Mulfinger was born July 27, 1948 at Jamestown ND the son of William and Mary Ann (Wanzek) Mulfinger. He attended St. John’s Academy in Jamestown, graduating from Jamestown High School.  In August of 1967 he joined the US Navy at Mayport, FL.  He spent most of his time on a ship during Vietnam until he was honorably discharged in May of 1971.  Following the Navy James returned to Jamestown to farm until he decided to start driving truck.

He and Debra Kramer were married in 1975 at Fargo, ND they had 2 kids before divorcing. He remarried Dawn Gahner in 1983. They had 1 son before divorcing in 1993. 

James retired in Bismarck, ND, after spending most of his life truck driving.  He loved to spend time on his Motorcycle and spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids. 

James is survived by his 3 children, Becky (Raymond) Wanzek, Preston, IA; Chad (Cara) Mulfinger, West Fargo, ND; and Irvin (Faye) Mulfinger, Bismarck, ND; 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Funeral Service


Memorial Service
May 19, 2021

10:00 AM
Haut Funeral Home
1101 5th Ave Northeast
Jamestown, ND 58401

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