James Leroux


Age: 79

former city councilman of Hugo, Minnesota who had served on the Oneka Township Board for about a decade and also chaired the Township Planning Commission until 1972 when the Village of Hugo and Oneka Township merged to form what is now the city of Hugo (back then, issues dealt with fire and police protection, fences, livestock and keeping up the township's gravel roads), but who was appointed to fill a vacant Ward 2 seat on the Hugo City Council in 1992 and ran for re-election twice serving two full terms before leaving office, and who also was chosen Hugo Good Neighbor of the Year at the Good Neighbor Days festivities in 2005.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a car accident

Born: March 29, 1935

Died: June 9, 2014

Coon Rapids, Minnesota