James Thomas Gill, age 78, of Maple Grove and Pelican Lake, died peacefully June 12, 2020, with his family by his side.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 52 years, Geri; parents, Tom and Gertrude, sisters, Elaine Gill, Jean Riser and Irene Linn.

He is survived by his children, Jeff Gill, Judi (Brad) Schmidt, John (Temple) Gill, June (Wade) Linnertz and Jim (Melissa) Gill; 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; siblings, Tom (Genny) Gill and Shirley Hondl; and many other relatives and friends.

James was proudly employed by C.S. McCrossan and a member of the 49ers for decades.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., with arrival time 15 minutes prior, Thursday, June 25, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 9100 93rd Ave. N, Brooklyn Park. (Due to Covid-19 there will be no visitation prior to Mass). Internment will be in St. Vincent’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Lewy Body Dementia Association https://www.LBDA.org.