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James J. Schindler

March 30, 2014

Obituary

James J. “Jim” Schindler, 87, of Colfax, WI, passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born on March 8, 1927, in Chippewa Falls, WI, to William and Cecelia (Gaier) Schindler. On November 15, 1949, Jim married Mary Bowe at Saint Peter’s Catholic Church in Tilden. Jim and Mary farmed their whole life. He was known for his bountiful crops and ability to fix anything. Jim loved being around his family and enjoyed taking care of his grandchildren and great grandchildren Jim is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary; two children, Deborah (Gary) Klukas and James W. (Vicky) Schindler; six grandchildren, Melissa (Jeff) Prince, Kristina (David) Irwin, Stephanie (Chris) Dusek, Jason (Shelly) Klukas, Jeremy (Sara) Klukas, and Mandy Schindler; ten great-grandchildren, Nolan, Brett and Hailey Prince, Jacob Klukas, Xena Dusek, Taylor, Abby, and Kyle Irwin, and Hailey and Kennedy Klukas; five sisters, Dolores Hebert, Donetta (Roland) Bowe, Mary Jane (Bill) Bohl, Betty (Arnold) Hable and Teresa (Richard) Keller; three brothers, William Jr. (Rose) Schindler, Gene (Bonnie) Schindler, and Larry (Rosemary) Schindler; a sister-in-law, Melva Schindler; and also by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, John; and a brother-in-law, Lawrence Hebert. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in Cooks Valley with Fr. John Potaczek celebrating the Mass. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Sampson Funeral Home in Colfax, with a Christian Vigil Service at 7 p.m. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the Mass on Thursday at the church. Burial will be held in the church cemetery.

Service Information


Cemetery

St. John the Baptist Cemetery
4540 State Hwy 40
Bloomer WI 54724


Visitation

Wednesday, April 2 2014
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sampson Funeral Home
1017 East Railroad Avenue
Colfax WI 54730


Visitation

Thursday, April 3 2014
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
4540 State Hwy 40
Bloomer WI 54724


Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, April 3 2014
10:30 AM

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
4540 State Hwy 40
Bloomer WI 54724

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