Obituary of James George Hafner
Hafner, James George of St. Paul passed away on May 7th, 2023 at the age of 61 years. He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Marianne Hafner, siblings, Gene O’Leary and Bonnie Whitney and beloved dog, Dixie. Survived by wife of 35 years, Penny Hafner, son, Cory Hafner, daughter, Mandy Hafner, siblings, Wayne (Sheila) Wagner, Mike O’Leary (Sandy), Tim O’Leary (Kathy) and Barb O’Leary, special cousin, Lenny Gordon and brother-in-law, Jeff Piermantier, as well as many other loving in-laws, cousins, nieces, nephews, family and friends, as well as beloved dogs, Daisy and grand-dog, Millie, Special friend to Jim, Bryce Holtan who has been on this journey with Mandy from the beginning to end, and special second son, Rodney Stedt. We would also like to thank all the doctors, specialists, and nurse who took gave Jim lots of love during the last 128 days. He fought a courageous battle for 128 days, after suffering from cardiac arrest. Jim was a loving husband, father, friend, Firefighter, Captain Paramedic, and business owner. Jim greatly enjoyed the outdoors, he loved hunting, fishing and going Up North. He will be missed by many.
A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at Cremation Society of MN, 1979 Old Hudson Road, St Paul, MN 55119. The service will be at 11:00AM with visitation one hour prior. Luncheon at Mancini's Char House following the service.