Nauha, James Leonard
February 25, 1942 – October 6, 2012
Age 70, of St Louis Park, MN died Oct 6, 2012 unexpectedly at HCMC. Careers included: Grain Inspector at Atwood Larson Grain Co., member of the Board of Trade at MPLS Grain Exchange selling sunflowers and flax, Kellogg Grain, Victoria Grain, Con-Agra grain elevators in St Paul. Formed the “Accidentals” rock band, joined two city bands, sang in the Lutheran Brotherhood Choir. Enjoyed volunteering at Ascension Lutheran Church, coaching youth sports, and was a volunteer policeman during the 1965 Fridley tornado. He loved baking at home and professionally. Survived by his wife (49 1/2 years) his High School sweetheart (“Susie”) Sue and children, Thomas (Cherie) Nauha, Leslie (Gary) Udstrand, Christopher (Susan) Nauha, 11 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, whom were all so special to him. A private family service will be held in the spring in his hometown of Two Harbors, MN.