Robillard James G., age 66 of Mtka, died tragically in a plane crash 7/16/03. Survived by his wife of 42 years, Jorun; sons, Daniel (Trudie) and Mark (Shelby) Robillard; daughter, Tracy (Tom) Kruse; grandsons, Ciaran and Connor Robillard; granddaughter, Samantha Kruse; sister, Joan (Gunter) Hiller; and several nieces and nephews. Jim was retired from the Hopkins School District where he taught for over 30 years. A master craftsman, carpenter, and builder, James excelled at all endeavors. An avid aviator for over 30 years, he instructed hundreds of student pilots. He loved to fly. He will be greatly missed by family, friends, and the general aviation community. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Civil Air Patrol. Memorial service 6 PM Monday, July 21st at Ascension Lutheran Church, 6719 S. Cedar Lake Rd., St. Louis Park. Visitation Sunday (TODAY) from 4-7 PM at: Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel W. 50th St. & Hwy 100 952-920-3996

Published on July 18, 2003

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