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1929 Jim 2023

James T. Lym

August 12, 1929 — July 7, 2023

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James Timothy Lym, age 93, passed away on Friday, July 7th, surrounded by his wife and four loving daughters.

Jim was born on August 12, 1929, to Ernest and Kathryn (Cassidy) Lym in South Saint Paul, MN.

He was preceded in death by his son, Michael; his great-grandson, Gavin; sisters, Dorothy Lym and Margaret Murphy.

 He is survived by his wife, Joan; daughters, Kathy (Mike) Dooley, Patty (Andy) Bierwerth, Therese (Ray) Robbins, and Mary (Zach) Adams; grandchildren, Melissa (Brendan) Szala, Amanda (Kyle) Smith, Matt Bierwerth, Lindsey (Nate) Dillon, Ryan Dooley, Abby Adams, Sarah (Tucker) Moses, Dillon Adams, and Tanner Adams; great-grandchildren, Trevor, Charly, Max, Zoey, Cameron, Colin, Brianna, and Lexie.

He was a graduate of the University of Minnesota, where he studied Political Science and went on to join the Army where he worked in Counterintelligence during the Korean War. On January 7th, 1956, he married Joan Hynes at the Church of St. Andrew in St Paul. He worked in the Insurance Industry for over 40 Years, where he helped to pioneer the coverage of Directors and Officers Liability Insurance.

Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 AM Thursday, July 13 at The Church of St. Odilia, 3495 N. Victoria St., Shoreview. Visitation at the church from 10-11 AM Thursday. Interment Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred.

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