Memorial Visitation: Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 at ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN CHURCH (7821 W. Lincoln Ave.) from 5-6PM.
Memorial Service: Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 at ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN CHURCH (7821 W. Lincoln Ave.) at 6PM.
Passed away on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022 at the age of 73 years. Beloved husband of Janis (nee Pawlowske). Dear father of Wendy Spitzer and Philip (Danielle) Spitzer. Also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Jim was a graduate of Milwaukee Lutheran High School – 1967, Concordia College – Milwaukee, Wisconsin – 1969, and Concordia Teachers College – River Forest, Illinois – 1971.
For 29 years, Jim was an Elementary School Teacher with the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and served at St. John’s Lutheran School – Portage, Wisconsin and Oklahoma Avenue Lutheran School – Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Many people may remember Jim for his love of baseball and softball. He played for 30+ years and was highly respected amongst his teammates and rivals.
Family was very important to Jim. He married Janis in 1970, and they recently celebrated 52 years of marriage. During that time they were blessed with their children Wendy and Philip, and in 2012 Phil’s wife, Danielle joined the family.
Jim was preceded in death by his father, Robert – age 72 in 1993, and his mother, Elenor – age 97 in December 2021.
Memorials to St. Paul’s Lutheran School, West Allis, WI would be appreciated.
Jesus said, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in Me will never die.” John 11:25, 26
Visitation will take place on Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 at ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN CHURCH (7821 W. Lincoln Ave.) from 5PM until the time of memorial service at 6PM.