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James “RedBeard” Joseph LaBarge

September 17, 1963 - July 8, 2018

James “RedBeard” Joseph LaBarge, 54, of Hibbing, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018 at his home. A Memorial service will be held Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Range Funeral Home in Hibbing at 11:00 A.M. with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service. Pastor Rod Tuomi will officiate. Arrangements are with Range Funeral in Hibbing. To sign the online guest book or send condolences visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.

Jim was born September 17, 1963 to William and Rayola (Noyes) LaBarge in Hibbing. Jim graduated in 1982. He married Sheri Wilson on February 29, 2016 in Key West, FL. He worked as a steel cutter at Hibbing Salvage and Supply. Jim loved to hunt, fish and just plain enjoy the outdoors. He loved going to the races and occasionally a trip to the casino. He liked to work on things; such as cars, beading earrings and especially puzzles! What he really enjoyed the most was our trips, especially the cruise where we got married!!

Jim was preceded in death by his father, William A. LaBarge; and his brother, Brian E. LaBarge.

Jim is survived by his:

Wife of 2 years, together for 22: Sheri LaBarge

Children: Josh LaBarge and Jo-Jo

Kayla LaBarge

Mother: Rayola LaBarge of Hibbing

Sisters: Sue and John Pogue of Texarkana, TX

Sherry Reefman of Hibbing

Brothers: Tom LaBarge and Beth Dahlen of Nashwauk

Randy and Kim LaBarge of Nashwauk

Pat LaBarge of Hibbing

Grandkids: Aiden LaBarge of Hibbing

Trinity LaBarge of Hibbing

Leroy Sinner of Hibbing

Numerous nieces and nephews

One thought on “James “RedBeard” Joseph LaBarge”

  1. Delbert L. Wertz says:

    Sorry to hear of Jimmy’s passing, prayers for the family and friends😢🙏

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July 12, 2018 at 11:00AM
Range Funeral Home, 3702 2nd Avenue West, Hibbing, MN, USA

Visitation begins at 10:00 AM