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Obituary: James Rachuy

James "Jim" Lynn Rachuy was born on August 14, 1952 to Elgie and Delores O'Neil Rachuy in Worthington, MN. He grew up in Brewster and later moved with his family to Slayton, MN. Jim attended school in Slayton and graduated from Slayton High School in 1971. He attended Vo-Tech school in Jackson, MN. Jim was united in marriage to Cindy Scott in July of 1984. Following their marriage they lived in Chandler and in 1986 they moved to Avoca, MN. Jim remained in Avoca after their divorce. Jim passed away on July 1, 2008, at the Murray County Memorial Hospital in Slayton, MN at the age of 55 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Avoca.

Survivors include his parents, Elgie and Delores Rachuy of Slayton, MN; three brothers, Robert Rachuy of Avoca, MN, Chuck Rachuy of Slayton, MN and Larry Rachuy and his wife, Heidi of Slayton, MN; niece, Erica Lang and her husband, Stuart; nephew, Cole Rachuy and great-niece, Raelynn Lang

Faith Lutheran Church in Avoca, MN at 10:30 AM on Saturday, July 5, 2008 with the Rev. Ted Kunze and Craig Nissen officiating. Interment is in Faith Lutheran Cemetery, Avoca, MN.

Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 7 PM at the Totzke Funeral Home in Slayton and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Sign guestbook online at