Age 73 of Forest Lake
Died on November 16, 2013 surrounded by his family. Jim was the Chief of Police of Forest Lake, Sheriff of Washington County and Executive Director of the Minnesota Sheriffs Association. Preceded in death by parents, Fran and Kay Trudeau; brother, Jack Trudeau; granddaughter, Isabella. Survived by his loving wife, Carol; children, Kelly (Jim) Novak, Kari (Pat) Munson, Kristi (Ken) Capeti, Dan (Rebecca) Trudeau, Brent (Jenna) Boyd, Laura (Dave) Boyd Beise, and Aimee (John) Hulsing; 15 grandchildren; Lauren, Taylor, Packy, Lexi, Hunter, Haley, Maura, Jack, Mason, Maya, Gavin, Iris, Hazel, Owen, Evie; sister, Kathy Rone; nephews, Scott (Linda) Trudeau, Jack Trudeau, Kevin (JoAnn) Trudeau, Mike (Kelly) Trudeau and Jonanthon Linner, and many other family and friends. Visitation 4-8 PM Friday, November 22nd at Roberts Family Funeral Home, 555 Centennial Drive, Forest Lake. Funeral Service 11 AM Saturday, November 23rd at Maranatha Assembly of God, 24799 Forest Blvd, Forest Lake, with visitation one hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau, 244 N. Lake Street, Forest Lake, co-founded by Jim in 1977.
Roberts Family Funeral Home