JAMES (JIM) L. OSWALD
JANUARY 22, 1966 - JUNE 21, 2016
 
Funeral services for James (Jim) L. Oswald, 50, of Frost, were June 27, 2016, at United Lutheran Church, Frost with the Rev. Arne Halbakken officiating.  www.pattonfh.com
Jim died June 21, 2016.
 
Jim was born January 22, 1966, at Blue Earth, the second child of Raymond and Patricia Oswald. He grew up helping his dad and grandfathers farm near Frost. He graduated from Blue Earth Area High School in 1984. Following high school he attended Canby Vocational and Technical College where he met the love of his life, Deb. They married on July 19, 1986, and moved to Frost where they continued to farm. Jim was a long-time member of the Frost Volunteer Fire Department and also worked as an EMT and served several years as ambulance captain. He was an active member of united Lutheran Church where he served on the church council.
 
He is survived by his wife, Deb (Foss) Oswald; children, Melissa Walders (Levi), Thomas (Sara), Andrew; grandchildren, Logan, Noah, and Jonah Walders, David Oswald; parents, Raymond and Patricia (Amundson) Oswald; sisters, Tammy Oswald (Kevin), KrissAnn Krause (Tom); and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Norman and Annabelle Oswald, and Elvin and Dorothy Amundson; nephew, Ryle Amberg; and aunt and uncle, Lorraine and Willard Karkela.

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