James H. Pawelk, age 79, of New Germany, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care in Glencoe, Minnesota. Funeral service will be Sunday, January 5, 2014, at 3:00 PM at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Hollywood Township, rural New Germany, Minnesota. Visitation will be at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia, Minnesota, on Saturday, January 4, 2014, from 4:00 – 7:00 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM. Further visitation will be at the church one-half hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.