Please Remember James ‘Jim’ Mechler in Your Prayers St. Thomas Newsroom December 13, 2011 Please remember in your prayers James “Jim” Mechler, the father-in-law of Robert Gaffney, director of AACSB Accreditation for the Opus College of Business. James Mechler Mechler, 93, of St. Louis Park, died Sunday, Dec. 11. Mechler piloted a B25 bomber in the Army Air Corps during WWII in Northern Africa and Italy, flying 56 missions. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 13, at Gearty-Delmore Park Chapel, 3960 Wooddale Ave. S., St. Louis Park. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec.14, at the Church of the Holy Family, 5900 W. Lake St., St. Louis Park. An obituary can be viewed at Gearty-Delmore Funeral Chapels.