Enstad, James David

Enstad, James David

October 19, 1927 – December 19, 2017
Age 90 of Richfield. passed away peacefully on December 19, 2017 sur- rounded by his loving family. A proud, third generation son of Norwegian immigrants, Jim grew up on Park Point in Duluth, and enjoyed returning to Lake Superior throughout his life. Jim enlisted in the US Navy during World War II. He attended Winona State College, where he met his wife, Catherine, before graduating from the University of Minnesota. He retired from a career in sales in 1989 and enjoyed volunteer tutoring after retirement. To Jim, the best things in life were talking with family and friends, playing cribbage, and getting to know people. Despite his Norwegian sense of humor, he was really quite funny. Jim was preceded in death by his wife Catherine (Holliday) Enstad and his brothers Philip Enstad and Robert Enstad. Jim is survived by his very special friend Natalie Morgan, son Chris Enstad (Sophie Pfeiffer), daughters Patricia Enstad (Jim Mondoux) and Nan Enstad (Finn Enke), grandsons Michael Boevers and Ryan Boevers. A memorial service will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church at 8600 Fremont Ave South, Bloomington on December 27 at 11:00 am. (Published in the Star Tribune on December 25, 2017).