James A. Rust, 88, of Apple Valley (formerly of Richfield) passed away June 28, 2017. A Memorial service will be held Saturday, July 29, 2017, at 11 a.m., at White Funeral Home (12804 Nicollet Ave) Burnsville. Memorial visitation one hour prior to the service. Condolences can be sent to www.whitefuneralhomes.com. He is survived by his wife of almost 64 years, Gloria; children, Joseph (Jean) of Lakeville, Nancy (Rusty) Kluver of Northfield, and Mary (Brian Elton) Hart of Faribault; grandchildren, Wesley Rust, Kevin (Ashley Bethke) Rust, Robby (Tes) Kluver, Bradley (Katie) Kluver, Jonathon (Carrie) Hart, Michael (Kelsey) Hart, Sara (Adam Berge) Hart; 11great-grandchildren, brother Eugene Rust and sister Margaret Triplett; and many other loving family members and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, brother William, brother and sister-in-law Robert and Marilyn, sister-in-law, Sonja, and brother-in-law Rodney Triplett.