James "Jamie" C. RantaJames "Jamie" C. Ranta, 54, of Cloquet, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Essentia Health Care in Duluth.
James "Jamie" C. Ranta, 54, of Cloquet, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Essentia Health Care in Duluth.
He was born July 31, 1958 in Cloquet to Donald and Vivian (Korhonen) Ranta.
Jim "Jamie" worked as a behavioral specialist in group homes, enjoyed music, and was a collector of friends.
Jim "Jamie" was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Ronald Ranta and one sister, Lynette Wilbert.
He is survived by his wife, Bonny; one daughter, Jesse (Paul) Leno; one brother, Donovan Ranta; three sisters, Bonnie Anderson, Lucy Dixon, and Roberta Ranta; two grandchildren, Alex Antiel and Harlow Leno; and numerous nieces and nephews.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE AND LUNCHEON: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2013 in Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet, 1004 Cloquet Ave., in Cloquet. See the family online guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net
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