James A. Sprosty, 65
Jan. 25, 1951 — May 10, 2016
James A. Sprosty, 65, of Batavia, passed away early Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton.
He was born Jan. 25, 1951, in Prairie du Chien, a son of the late Bernard and Leone (nee Nolan) Sprosty.
He attended Seneca Grade School and graduated from Seneca High School in 1969.
James served in the United States Army National Guard.
On Dec. 14, 1984, he married Susan Adamczewski at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Batavia. The couple resided in Batavia since their marriage.
James was self-employed at his construction company and owned/operated Sprosty Carter Construction Co. in Batavia for more than 25 years.
He was a member at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Batavia and was very active in the church. He was a former president of the church council for many years and also served as an usher. He was also in charge of the current remodeling project at the church.
He was a member of the Batavia Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as president and a member of the Batavia First Responders for more than 25 years. He also served on the Batavia Planning Commission for many years. James enjoyed deer hunting and did not have any rusty ammo. He also enjoyed fishing and the outdoors, especially gardening.
He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Susan of Batavia; one daughter, Jenny (Marty) Cook of Prairie du Chien; one son, Paul Zwick of West Bend; five grandchildren, John, Jessica, Evan, Casandra and Riley; three sisters, Lucy Kosak of Prairie du Chien, Bernie (Mark) Andersen of Wyoming and Barb (Mike) Check of Prairie du Chien; one brother, Jerry (Cindy) Sprosty of Vernal, Utah; one brother-in-law, Ronald Adamczewski of Cascade; four sisters- in-law, Cindy (Russell) Dalske of Fond du Lac, Pam (Lee) Race of Lena, Donna Sandberg of Adell and Karen Sprosty of Florida; and his business partner and very special friend, Allan (Pam) Carter of West Bend.
He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Mike and Francis; and a sister, Marilyn.
Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Batavia. The Rev. Brian Krueger, pastor of the church, will officiate. Cremation has taken place and inurnment will be in St. Stephen’s Lutheran Cemetery.
Friends may call at the church Sunday from 2 p.m. until the time of services.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in James’ name.
The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit www.suchonfh.com.