James A. Bretschneider, 63
Jan. 28, 1952 — Oct. 19, 2015

James “Jim” A. Bretschneider, 63, of Newburg, passed away Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, while at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend.

Jim was born Jan. 28, 1952, to the late Karl and LaVera (nee Jobs) Bretschneider in Port Washington. He graduated from the last class at West Bend High School in 1970 before the split into two high schools. He managed several restaurants before he owned and operated his own. Jim loved playing pool, flower-gardening and cooking. He also loved golfing with friends and family. Jim will be missed by all who knew him.

Those Jim leaves behind to cherish his memory include his three sisters, Kathleen (Ron) Kabitzke, Cheryl (Jesse) Garcia and Susan (Mike) Marolla; son, Brian Bretschneider; special friend, Irma Schairer; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, (1315 W. Washington St., West Bend) from noon-2 p.m. A memorial service will follow immediately thereafter.

Jim’s family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home Saturday from noon until the time of service. Burial will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Newburg.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials to the Albrecht Clinic or The Kathy Hospice in honor of Jim.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service of West Bend has been entrusted with James’ arrangements. More information and online condolences may be expressed at www.myrhum-patten.com.