James B. Cardarelle,
“Jim” B. Cardarelle, 54, went to his heavenly home on Monday, April 15,
2013, surrounded by his loving family at The Kathy Hospice of West Bend.
He was born on April 4, 1959, to Donald and Jeanette (nee Mintzlaff).
He attended West Bend West High School and was later employed at Michels
Construction. He loved NASCAR, classic cars and Led Zepplin, and was an
avid Packers fan. He especially loved spending time with his children
He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara (nee Kufahl); cherished
children, Becky (significant other Noah Luckiesh), Christina (Brandon)
Faber, and Stephanie; adored grandchildren, Bella Tapper, Greyson
Luckiesh; parents, Don and Jeanette; siblings, Deb (Mike) Reindl, Cheryl
(Jerry) Eberhardt, Randy (Donna), Bob (Patti), Bill, and Gary (Jody);
brothers-in-law, Norman (Mary) Kufahl, Carl (Terry), Art, Roger (Marge),
and Dale; and sisters- in-law, Norma (Ed) Densow, and Mary Plaskey. He
is further survived by his beloved dog, Skye; other relatives and many
He is preceded in death by his parents-in-law.
The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 20 at 1 p.m. at
Pilgrim Lutheran Church (462 Meadowbrook Drive, West Bend) with the Rev.
David Kellerman presiding. The visitation will be held at the church
from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will follow at
Washington County Memorial Park.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Gary Herdrich,
Dr. Jeffery Smale, Dr. Eric Olafsson, the staff members at St. Joseph’s
ICU, Cancer Treatment Center of America, Kathy Hospice, and the
Froedtert Hospital nurses.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262)