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Obituary: James J. Nynas

James J. Nynas, 57, of Minnetonka passed away on Dec. 28, 2022 after a yearlong battle with cancer.

He is survived by his partner, Robb Johnson; parents, Jim and Carlie Nynas; siblings, Jodi (Michael) Flynn and Jeff Nynas; nephews and nieces, Christopher (Catherine) and Patrick Flynn, and Natalie and Katie Nynas; and furbabies Zax and Tinkerbelle.

James graduated from St. Olaf College in 1988 with a bachelor's degree in economics. He managed numerous restaurants, including Bruegger's Bagels and Camille's Sidewalk Cafe. He enjoyed cooking, travel, fishing, bird-watching and spending time at the lake.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Animal Humane Society, Golden Valley, Minnesota, at https://secure.animalhumanesociety.org.

Visitation: 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. memorial service Saturday, January 28 at Washburn-McReavy Hopkins Chapel, 1400 Mainstreet in Hopkins, Minnesota. The service will be livestreamed via James' obituary page at Washburn-McReavy.com. Hopkins Chapel, 952-938-9020.

Pine Knot News Jan. 20, 2023