James L. Airoldi


James L. Airoldi found eternal rest Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at age 70.


He was the beloved husband of Mary, who he wed Aug. 8, 1964; treasured father of Jeff (Laura Horn-Airoldi) and Jennifer (Brian) McGirr; and cherished grandfather of five beautiful grandchildren, Arianne and Tanya Airoldi and Ciaran, Aidan and Nuala McGirr. James will be dearly missed by his sister, Chloie Airoldi-Watters, and countless other loving family and friends. 


He was a proud retiree of Harley-Davidson and a dedicated patriot who served his country for a total of 23 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. and the U.S. Army Reserve. He was the current president of the Waukesha Golden K Kiwanis and a past post commander of American Legion Post 400.


He will always be remembered for his generous spirit, warm sense of humor and unwavering allegiance to his family, country, career and community. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are appreciated.


Visitation with family will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. vigil service Thursday, Jan. 10, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.


Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.