James R. Beaudoin, 48


James R. “Jim” Beaudoin, 48, of West Bend, was taken from us unexpectedly on Monday, June 4, 2012.

Beloved husband for over 21 years of Kimberly (nee Turpel). Most cherished daddy of Olivia. Treasured son of Dan and the late Berenice. Adored brother of Kathy Solorzano, Rod (Meg) Beaudoin, Dan Beaudoin and Mary Beaudoin. Dear brother-in-law of Kevin (Joy) Turpel, Dan (Sara) Werra and Sheree (Pat) Casper. Jim is preceded in death by his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Marlene and Emery Werra. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, family members, and many dear friends who all loved and cherished Jim greatly.

Visitation Sunday, June 10, 2012, from 3-8 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. Visitation also Monday, from 10-11 a.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Church, 1025 S. Seventh Ave., West Bend. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Private interment St. Patrick Church Cemetery in the town of Erin.

Jim was a 1982 graduate of Hartford Union High School and attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. For more than 30 years Jim worked in road construction beginning with Roddie E. Beaudoin and Son Company and most recently with Hanke Trucking Inc.

Jim was an avid golfer, loved spending time with his family and extended family, and summer weekends at the lake. But Jim’s life’s passion was his wife Kim and daughter Olivia. He is greatly loved and will be missed even more. If desired, memorials for Olivia’s education are appreciated.

For more information, please visit or call Prasser-Kleczka Funeral Home, Bay View Chapel, 414-483-2322 or www.pkfuneralhomes.com.