James Anthony Shuper Sr.

November 15, 1936 ~ January 27, 2021 (age 84)


James Anthony Shuper Sr.

November 15, 1936   January 27, 2021


            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 sometime in June 2021.  An updated obituary will be posted closer to his funeral service.  Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery of Hibbing.  Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing. 

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