James ‘Jim’ Ernst Schrott

March 24, 1955 — Sept. 24, 2017

James 'Jim' Ernst SchrottJames “Jim” Ernst Schrott, 62, of Montello, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 24, 2017, at his home. Jim was born in Granite City, Ill., on March 24, 1955, to John and Margerite (Kapczynski) Schrott.

Jim married Shari Tremblay on April 6, 1979. Jim will be sorely missed by his loving family and by all the many people who have crossed his path. Jim is survived by his wife, Shari; his son, James; his lovely granddaughter, Alliah; his sister, Susanne Schrott; and his brother, John (Helen) and their family.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Jim had a passion for life. He was an avid sports fan (go Pack go!). His many interests included motorcycles, snowmobiling, playing pool and sheepshead. His love of woodworking was known by all. He was a veteran, a volunteer firefighter and an active member of his community. His love for family and friends will be his legacy.

A celebration of Jim’s life will be held on Saturday, September 30, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at American Legion Post 351, W3008 State Road 23, Montello, WI 53949.

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

Crawford Funeral and Cremation Service of Montello and Oxford is honored to be serving the family. Visit online at