Obit: Piotrowski, James Peter (1942 - 2015)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Hecker, McGary, Piotrowski, Pliszka, Scott, Sleeva
----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 8/27/2015
Piotrowski, James Peter (31 AUG 1942 - 26 AUG 2015)
James Peter Piotrowski, 72 of Jump River, died Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the Aspirus Nursing and Rehab Center in Medford.
He was born on August 31, 1942 in Jump River to the late Joseph and Phyllis (Pliszka)
Piotrowski. Jim went to area schools and graduated from Gilman High. He went on to receive a degree in teaching from the Teacher’s College in Medford and had some schooling at UW-Superior.
Jim taught and became principle in Couderay. He then moved to Chicago and worked for a time
before returning to the area and working at Sash and Door in Hawkins for many years. Jim worked in the area as a carpenter for a bit before settling at Jim and Cindy’s Tavern in Jump River.
On July 19, 1968 he was united in marriage to Cinderella Hecker. Jim was very active in the community with the Lions Club, the Fire Department, the Pool league, baseball and bowling leagues. He enjoyed golfing with the guys and was proud of his community.
Jim is survived by his wife of 47 years, Cindy of Jump River, a daughter, Janine (Matt) Scott of Santa Rosa, California, three grandchildren, Michelle, Derrick and Bradley McGary and three brothers, Robert (Barbara) Piotrowski, twin brother Michael (Darla) Piotrowski of Ladysmith, and David (Sandy) Piotrowski of Wausau.
He is preceded in death by his parents and daughter; Andrea McGary.
Funeral services will be at 11AM on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church-Jump River with Father Madanu Sleeva officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Nebo Cemetery-Jump River. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 PM on Friday at the Gilman Funeral Home and an hour prior to services Saturday at the Church.
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