Obit: Schwoegler, James Rodney (1988 - 2016)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Gaffney, Holtz, Joyce, Mayer, Mitchell, Schwoegler, Wolfgram

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 11/16/2016

Schwoegler, James “Jimmy” Rodney (7 MAR 1988 - 14 NOV 2016)

James “Jimmy” Rodney Schwoegler, age 28, of Rib Lake, passed away as a result of a tragic car accident on this way home from work on Nov. 14.

Jimmy was born on March 7, 1988, in Baraboo, the son of Steven and Sharon (Joyce) Schwoegler. He graduated from Wisconsin Dells High School in 2006 and worked for Molex-Phillips Plastics in Medford. Jimmy loved the outdoors, especially bear hunting, trapping and ice fishing. He was an accomplished carpenter, having built his own home in Rib Lake.

He is survived by his son, Lance; step-daughter, Tracey; parents, Steve and Sharon of Briggsville; brothers, Brian (Amy) Mitchell of Indianapolis, Ind., and their children, Tanner, Kallista and Kellan, John Mitchell of Briggsville; sister, Elizabeth Mitchell of Baraboo and her children, Zachary and Jacob Gaffney; brother, Paul (fiancé Marcy Holtz) Schwoegler of Monona; significant other, Autumn Mayer of Rib Lake; hounds, Loomis, Badger, Baldy, Mert, B.J., Copper and Red.

He is further survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, other near relatives and many close friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Rodney and Agnes Schwoegler and James and Betty Joyce.

Funeral services will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church, 620 Broadway St., Wisconsin Dells, on Nov. 18 at 11 a.m., with Rev. Craig Wolfgram officiating. Burial will be at Briggsville Protestant Cemetery.

Visitation will be at Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home  430 W. Wisconsin Street, Portage, on Nov. 17, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and at the church on Nov. 18 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be established for his son, Lance.

May your traps be full and your pack of hounds tree a bear every day in heaven.



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