Obit: Trautsch, JT (James) L. (1945 - 2017)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Trautsch, Frazier, Schumacher, Nimmo, Ullman, Hentsch, Fallin, Craft, Sarrazin, Hagler, Kramer, Walker, Van Kirk

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 2/01/2017

Trautsch, JT (James) L. (1 February 1945 – 25 January 2017)

JT (James) L. Trautsch, 71, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at his home.

JT was born to Paul and Madeline (Frazier) Trautsch Feb. 1,1945, in Prairie du Chien.

JT worked for Countryside Hides as a semi-driver. He drove big rigs most of his life and enjoyed traveling with his faithful companion Becky and meeting new people throughout his travels. JT enjoyed socializing, and had many, many friends. He would drop everything to be there to help a friend. He also enjoyed hunting, and fishing in his spare time. He will be sadly missed by his family and all his friends.

He is survived by his children Julie (Kevin) Schumacher, Jim Jr. (Janet) Trautsch, and Tammy (Corey) Nimmo; step-daughters, Denise (Steve) Ullman and Kim (Al) Hentsch; grandchildren, Ryan (Brie) Schumacher, Kyle (Crystal) Schumacher, Nick Schumacher, Elise (Jason) Fallin, Haley (Chris) Craft, and step-grandchildren, Ronnie and Nicole Sarrazin, Brittany (Chris) Hagler, Matthew Ullman, and Alex, and Adam Hentsch; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, Phil (Mary) Trautsch; sisters Corinne (Terry) Kramer, and Patti Walker; and several nieces, and nephews.

JT was preceded in death by his significant other, Annie Van Kirk, his parents and a nephew and niece, Bradley, and Crystal Walker.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Mentor Cemetery in Humbird.

Online condolences may be shared at  Cremation Society of Wisconsin is assisting the family with arrangements.



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