James E. Schoff, 77, died Sunday at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee. He was born in Mauston, WI, August 23, 1941, son of the late George and Irene (Nee: Pfiefer) Schoff.
On August 24, 1963, James married Patricia A. Eaton. Jim owned and operated United Automatic Products, for over forty years until his retirement in 2005. James was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He was a huge Packer and Badger fan and always looked forward to his weekly cribbage at the Moose Lodge. Most of all, he cherished time with his family, especially attending his grandchildren’s sporting events.
He will be dearly missed by his wife of fifty-five years, Patricia; his children, Sue Roberts (Lon Sisson), Tom (Dodi) Schoff, Karen (Todd) Kastenson; his ten grandchildren, Tony (Michelle) Roberts, Stephanie Roberts, Jessica, Samantha, Noah, and Logan Schoff, Dylan, Tanner, Kaitlyn and Sawyer Kastenson; siblings, Fred Schoff, Rosemary (Ralph) Bloome, Dale (Mary) Schoff; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Peggie Schoff, LaVerne Schoff, Peggy (Gordie) Singer, Lynne Eaton; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert and William Schoff; and
brother-in-law, John Eaton.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1533 Erie Street, with Rev. Steve Varghese officiating. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Garden Mausoleum, Hwy 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Thursday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. Memorials to Special Olympics or Racine County 4H have been suggested.
Please send condolences to Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home.