81 year old James Whitman of New Ulm died Friday at the St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee. Funeral Service will be 11am Thursday at the United Church of Christ in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the New Ulm City Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the New Ulm Area Comrades of Valor Honor Guard. Visitation will be 4-8pm Wednesday and 7:30-8:30am Thursday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home South Chapel in New Ulm and will continue for one hour prior to the time of service at the church on Thursday. Minnesota Valley Funeral Home South Chapel in New Ulm is in charge of the arrangements.