Died peacefully on Thursday, November 21, 2019. Age 94. Loving husband of Colleen (nee Lawler), for 71 years. Admired father of Cathleen (Ron) Kase, Christine (Peter) Maguire, Maureen Jarrett, Terry (Wayne) Klamik, Randy (Sharon) Schultz, Jamie Plumb, Kevin (Christine Happel) Schultz, the late Brian James Schultz, and the late James Brian Schultz. Grandfather of 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Brother of Jerome (Roberta), Robert (Patricia), the late Ted (the late June), and the late Bernard (Sheila). Also loved by foster children, foreign exchange students, other relatives, and friends.
James grew up in Saginaw, MI. He graduated from Marquette University. James proudly served in the US Navy for 42 years, during WWII and the Korean War. He retired as a Supervisor for Data Processing Operations from General Motors, after a 24 year career.
Visitation at Krause Funeral Home, 12401 West National Avenue, New Berlin, Wisconsin, on Sunday, November 24, 2019, from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Celebration of Life at 6:00 PM. Additional visitation at St. Paul Catholic Church, 1720 East Norwich Avenue, on Monday, November 25, 2019, from 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Burial at St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery.
A special thank you to the staff at Harbour Village Memory Care and Allay Hospice.