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Published June 17, 2013, 12:00 AM

James "Jim" Magill

James "Jim" Magill, 76, of Verona, North Dakota, passed away June 14, 2013.

James Patrick, son of Thomas and Viola (Lemna) Magill was born January 26, 1937 in the family home on the farm near Verona. He attended rural grade school at Cleveland, and graduated from Verona High School. He then attended North Dakota State University in Fargo majoring in Agriculture. After graduating, Jim moved back to the Magill Farmstead to farm. He married Bonnie Peterson on June 10, 1961, and together they had three children, Jeffery, Jane, and Timothy. He semi-retired in 1988, but continued raising cattle until age 65, when he fully retired.

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