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James Shuper Sr.

November 15, 1936 — January 27, 2021

Hibbing

James A. Shuper Sr., 84, lifelong resident of Hibbing died Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at home in Hibbing.  James was born November 15, 1936 to Tony and Olga Shuper in Hibbing.  James was employed with the city at Maple Hill cemetery, and later worked for U.S. Steel as a shovel runner.  He was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Hibbing, and the Hibbing Moose Club.  James loved hanging out with his dog, Herman, working on cars, and going to McDonalds and having coffee with his crew and Tom Vukich.  James loved his grandchildren very much.

He is survived by his children, James A. Shuper Jr., Hibbing, Everett (Lisa) Shuper, Tampa, FL, and Carol Jean Shuper of Hibbing, and his three beloved grandchildren, Sara Marie Shuper, Toni Ann Shuper, and Vanessa Emily Shuper.

He was preceded in death by his wife Carol Shuper in 2015, his son Jeffrey Shuper in 2017, and his parents, Tony and Olga Shuper.

Funeral services for James will be held 1:00 pm Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Dougherty Funeral Home in Hibbing. Visitation will be held 5-7 pm Monday June 21 at the funeral home and continue at 12 noon on Tuesday. Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery of Hibbing.  Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, June 21, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing

2615 1st Ave, Hibbing, MN 55746

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Visitation

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing

2615 1st Ave, Hibbing, MN 55746

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Dougherty Funeral Home Hibbing

2615 1st Ave, Hibbing, MN 55746

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Interment

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Maple Hill Cemetery of Hibbing

MN

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