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James Francis "Jim" Luther

May 21, 1939 - August 1, 2017

Began his journey home, Tuesday, August 1, 2017, age 78. Beloved husband of Beverly (nee Ulrich). Dear father of Mary Kay (John) DeRoche and Sondra (Jeff) Raider. Reunited with his son, Kevin and daughter, Lynn. Cherished Papa of Kathryn, Jennifer, Elizabeth and Jack DeRoche, Emma, Christopher and William Raider. Also …read more

Began his journey home, Tuesday, August 1, 2017, age 78. Beloved husband of Beverly (nee Ulrich). Dear father of Mary Kay (John) DeRoche and Sondra (Jeff) Raider. Reunited with his son, Kevin and daughter, Lynn. Cherished Papa of Kathryn, Jennifer, Elizabeth and Jack DeRoche, Emma, Christopher and William Raider. Also loved by brothers, sisters, other relatives and friends.

Jim was a caring leader with a passion for “doing God’s work.”  At age 13, he kept his siblings together as a family when his mother died.  He loved his wife, two daughters and family.  Member of St. Monica Church, director of youth programs and on Parish Council.  Was Grand Knight and a member of Knights of Columbus #4706 for 32 years.  Directed Tootsie Roll Drive to benefit special needs persons. Joined St. John Vianney Church and became member of Parish Council. Director of St. Hyacinth Food Pantry for 13 years, on Board of Catholic Charities and Food for the Hungry.

Visitation at Krause Funeral Home, 21600 West Capitol Drive, Brookfield, Wisconsin on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 4:00 PM-7:15 PM. Vigil at 7:30 PM. Visitation also at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 1755 North Calhoun Road on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 9:00 AM-9:45 AM. Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:00 AM. Burial at Pinelawn Cemetery.

Memorials appreciated to St. Hyacinth Food Pantry or Catholic Charities.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Krause Funeral Home Brookfield

Address:

21600 West Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53072

Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017

Time: 4:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Krause Funeral Home Brookfield

Address:

21600 West Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53072

Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017

Time: 7:30 PM

Vigil

Service Information

St. John Vianney

Address:

1755 North Calhoun Road
Brookfield, WI 53005

Date: Friday, August 11, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM

Cemetery Information

Pinelawn Memorial Park

Address:

10700 West Capitol Drive
Wauwatosa, WI 53222

Memorial Information

Memorials appreciated to St. Hyacinth Food Pantry or Catholic Charities.

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