James Michael Bottineau
James Michael Bottineau, 70 of Hill City passed away Saturday, April 16, 2022 at his residence. He was born May 27, 1951 in Crosby. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. James was united in marriage to Elizabeth (Isaacson) Maki on December 2, 1994 in Duluth. He worked as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of the IUOE local #49.
James is survived by his wife Elizabeth;
Mother: Agnes Blaszak;
Step sons: Ken Maki (Lisa) and Tim Maki;
Grandchildren: Alicia, Eero, and Anja;
Brother: Florian Blaszak;
Sisters: Char Svoboda (Bill), Janet Hatfield (Tim), Louise Hilton (Ed), Sue Kalinin, Connie Sandvik (Bruce), and Rosemary Amundson;
and many Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
Memorial service will be 2pm – Friday, May 6, 2022 at Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment with full military honors will be 10am – Monday May 9 at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery–Duluth in Saginaw, MN. To leave a message of condolence please go to www.srtfuneral.com
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