James E. Goulet, Age 89, of Oak Park Heights, MN and formerly from Woodbury, and Hugo, MN, The Villages, FL and Saint Croix Falls, WI passed away peacefully on May 14, 2023. He was preceded in death by his wife, MaryAnne Goulet, his mother, Geneva Doran; brother-in-law, Robert L. Swoboda. He is survived by his step children, James R. Compton, Jill (Rick) Smith; grandchildren, James (Jennifer) Compton Jr, Michael (Pooja) Compton, Nicole (Bryan) Kazmierczak, Kayla A. Smith, Clayton R. Smith; great grandchildren, Ellar, Liev, Ari and Axel. His sister-in-law Bonnie (Gary) Gliniany, brother-in-law Jim (Kris) Swoboda, sister-in-law Margie (Doug) Kuehlman, sister-in-law Kim (Brian) Hanson; and sister-In-law, Darlene Swoboda; and many friends. Family holding private celebration of life.