James Foldenaur | Annandale Lawyer


James Nicholas Foldenaur, 86, of Maple Lake, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, Wednesday, July 27, 2022. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 5 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Annandale with the Reverend Todd Nelsen officiating. Interment will take place at a later date at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Visits will begin one hour before Friday mass at the church. The memorial service will be streamed live on the funeral home’s website. Jim was born on December 24, 1935, the son of Aloysius and Florence Foldenaur in Fargo, North Dakota. He married Janice Hogan on June 27, 1958, recently celebrating their 64th wedding anniversary. After graduating from Moorhead State Teachers College High School in 1954, Jim served in the United States Air Force National Guard and United States Army. After his military service, he attended Moorhead State Teachers College. Jim then worked throughout his business career at Twin City Hardwood Lumber Company and Weiser Lock as a Territory Manager. He retired at age 62 and spent winters in Sun Lakes, Arizona, and summers at their beautiful Sugar Lake home in Maple Lake. Jim loved to golf, watch and cheer on the Minnesota Twins and Vikings, and spend time with his wife and family. He is survived by his beloved wife, Janice; his daughter, Jami (Mike) Wallar of Champlin; two sons, John (Vivian) Foldenaur of Andover and Jeff (Holly) Foldenaur of Shoreview; six grandchildren, Carly, Jake, Noah, Annie, Jackson and Willie; step-grandsons, Andy Wallar, Jon (Kim) Wallar; great-grandchildren Laney, Will and Alex; and many loving friends. He was predeceased by his sister, Dorothy; parents, Aloysius and Florence Foldenaur; and her stepmother and stepfather, Sigurd and Mildred Hogan. Jim’s grandchildren will serve as urn bearers. Arrangements are entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial and Cremation Services of Annandale. The obituary, guest book and video tribute are online at www.dingmannfuneral.com.


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