James Nels Dukart died Dec. 22. He was 68.

Mr. Dukart was born Aug. 13, 1945. He enlisted in the Navy Reserves and served during the Vietnam War. He worked as a heavy equipment sales representative at Oregon Tractor and Equipment and also owned Duke Construction and Excavation.

He is survived by his wife Pam; sons, Mike, Steve (Lisa), John and Chris (Jennifer) Dukart; brother, John Dukart; and 10 grandchildren.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 18, at St. Joseph the Worker Church, with a reception to follow.