James J. Sugden Jr.

Aug. 17, 1917 — Oct. 5, 2014

James J. Sugden Jr. of Mukwonago passed away peacefully October 5, 2014, at the age of 95.

He is survived by his loving wife, Ruth (nee Buttles) Sugden of 66 years; loving father of Nancy (Jorgen May) of Muskego, James Sugden of Madison and Tricia (Keith Ruzicka) of Milton; proud grandpa of Kevin (Lisa) May and Karen (Mike) Amann; and great-grandpa of Madison May. He is further survived by his brother Dave (Mary) Sugden, and other relatives and friends.

James was a graduate of UW-Madison and was a lifelong resident and farmer in Mukwonago.

A celebration of James’ life will be held at a later date.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Mukwonago is serving the family. For more information, call 262-363-7126 or visit online at