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Obituary for James Leo Sifferle

James L. “Jim” Sifferle, 92, of Bloomington passed away on May 17, 2023. Preceded in death by loving
wife Mary Pat, parents Edward F. and Mae Sifferle, sister Rita Maley, and brothers Edward J. and
Michael Sifferle. Survived by beloved sister Judy Hillstead, daughter Patricia, sons William (Kari),
Gregory and David, grandchildren Brendan, Ana, Joseph, Matthew and Aaron, and many nieces and
nephews. Raised in Minneapolis, Jim graduated from St. John’s Preparatory School and the University
of Minnesota Law School. He worked as an estate tax attorney and then spent more than 30
wonderful years in retirement, during which he enjoyed traveling, reading, spending time with family,
gardening, napping and generally puttering around. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St.
Bonaventure Catholic Church, 901 E. 90 th St., Bloomington MN on May 31, at 11 a.m., with visitation
one hour prior and lunch to follow. Private burial. Memorials preferred to St. Vincent de Paul Society
– Twin Cities.