James  Yokiel
James Leo Yokiel, age 95, of Wells, MN, died Monday, February 17, 2020 at his home in Wells surrounded by his family following a stroke. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM at St. Casimir Catholic Church in Wells with Fr. Greg Havel officiating. The family will pray the Rosary at 9:00 AM on Thursday and visitation will be held from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM at the church on Thursday. Burial will be in St. Casimir Cemetery in Wells. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is assisting the family. To leave an online condolence, please visit brussheitner.com
Jim is survived by his 7 children: Norma (Doug) Schnoor of Orono, MN, Joyce (Mike) Kollar of Bovey, MN, Greg (Jean) Yokiel of Wells, MN, Carleen (Jeff) Johnson of Owatonna, MN, Orland Yokiel (Trudy Grunzke) of Wells, MN, Juanita (Larry) Stenzel of Wells, MN, and Audrey (Tim) Stenzel of Kasson, MN; 18 grandchildren: Sam (Lisa) Schnoor, Shelby Schnoor, Peter (Suzanne) Schnoor, James (Brenda) Kollar, Margaret (Jamie) Jax, Elizabeth (Michael) Lawson, Victoria (Robert) Nunez, Nick (Kristie) Yokiel, Andy (Jamie) Yokiel, Ryan (Andrea) Yokiel, Jessica Durand, Derek (Kim) Johnson, Erin (Marshall) Tatge, Angie Pierson, Darin Stenzel, Anthony (Katie) Stenzel, Mitchell Stenzel, and Kendra Stenzel; 24 great-grandchildren: Lauren and Kennedy Kollar, Jax, Jace Berndt and Connor Jax, Rory Ann and Beckett Lawson, Deklan and Kaelyn Yokiel, Brynley, Saydie and Chael Yokiel, Myley Yokiel, Regan Ihlenfeld, Gracyn and Calden Durand, Brecken, Andrew and Easton Johnson, Oliver Tatge, Jaycee and Wyatt Pierson, Quinn Stenzel, Peyton Stenzel and baby Stenzel on the way.
Published on February 19, 2020


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