James ‘Jim’ T. Boyle
May 4, 1942 – May 20, 2012
James “Jim” T. Boyle of Waukesha died Sunday, May 20, 2012, at his home surrounded by his loving family, at age 70. Jim was born on May 4, 1942, in Milwaukee, the son of Gerald L. and Mary C. (nee Jensterle) Boyle. He married the love of his life, Brenda L. (nee Beasley), on Sept. 8, 1967, in Moncks, S.C.
Jim was a U.S. Navy veteran, working as a missile tech for six years. He worked at Waukesha Motors for 13 years and Navistar International Corp. for 26 years, retiring in 2004. Jim’s great passion was old cars; he has been a member of the Waukesha Old Car Club for more than 25 years and he enjoyed having breakfast with his friends from the club. Jim also liked model trains and in retirement was still working on his rental properties. Most of all, Jim loved spending time with his family.
Jim will be sadly missed by his son, Hugh (Barbara) Boyle of Waukesha; grandchildren, Anna Boyle of Waukesha and Alex Boyle of Waukesha; sister, Pat (Allan) Davidson of Waukesha; nephews, Patrick Davidson of Minnesota, Katrina “Trina” (Jody) Foley of Wisconsin and Carrie (Michael) Niggemann of Wisconsin; four great-nieces and three greatnephews; and his sister-in-law, Martha Meeks. James is further survived by special friend Sara Watts and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda, on Oct. 20, 1994; his parents; and his brother-in-law, Charles Meeks.
The visitation for Jim will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, May 23, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Memorials in Jim’s name to the Waukesha Old Car Club, P.O. Box 645, Waukesha, WI 53187, are appreciated. A special thank-you to Jim’s daughter-in-law, Barb, for the loving care and dedication she gave to him throughout his battle. Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.