James Slifka (1938-2018)

Hall of Fame Coach James Slifka of Medford passed away on June 30th. He was 79 years old.

Slifka was inducted into the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association Dave Bartelma Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Mayo Civic Center Region I Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2016.

Mass of Christian Burial is set for Friday, July 6, 2018, at 10:30 am at Christ The King church in Medford. Friends may greet the family on Thursday, July 5, 2018, from 4-7 pm at the Medford Funeral Home (310 – E. Central Ave.) There will be a 7:00 pm Knights of Columbus Rosary. The visitation will continue from 9:30 to 10:15 on Friday at the funeral home followed by a procession to the church.

Obituary at www.southernminn.com