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James Bennett

d. December 23, 2016

James Robert Bennett, 53 of Austin passed away to be with the Lord Friday, December 23, 2016 at his home in Austin, surrounded by loved ones. Jim was born April 27th, 1963 in Austin, MN to Robert and Colleen Bennett. He grew up in Austin where he graduated from Austin High School in 1981. On October 22, 1988 he married Kelly Tricker in Faribault. Jim owned and operated Old 218, formerly Roberts Specialty Company, with his father, Robert and his two brothers, Joe and Tony. Jim enjoyed watching his boys grow into the honorable young men they are today; He was always proud of their character and accomplishments. Jim was on the Austin Youth Hockey Board for many years. He enjoyed listening to his sons play in band and spending time at the hockey rink watching his three sons play and referee hockey. Survivors include his wife, Kelly (Tricker) Bennett of Austin, son and daughter-in-law, Jacob and Kaitlyn Bennet of Austin, son, Luke Bennett of Rochester son, Samuel Bennett of Rochester father and mother, Robert and Colleen Bennet of Austin; brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Susanna of Austin; sister and brother-in-law Katie and Bill Byerly of Mason City; brother, Tony Bennett of Austin; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Scott and Sandie Tricker of Nisswa; grandchild, Camden Bennett; niece and nephews Joe, Olivia and Levi.

Service Information


Calvary Cemetery
4th Drive SW
Austin MN 55912


Monday, December 26 2016
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912


Tuesday, December 27 2016
11:00 AM

St. Paul's Lutheran
2100 16th Street SW
Austin MN

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