James W. Fass, 68 |
Sept. 20, 1948 ó Aug. 1, 2017
James W. Fass, 68, of Hartford, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend.
Jim was born Sept. 20, 1948, in Hartford to Robert C. and Elizabeth G. (nee Allen) Fass. He grew up on his parentís farm, located on what is now Loew Lake in Erin.
He was the grounds manager at Froedtert Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls for more than 30 years. He will be remembered dearly as a loving father and a wonderful friend. He had a passion for the outdoors including fishing, hunting, and was an avid landscaper.
Jim is survived by his cherished sons, Ian (Ashley) of Waukesha and Jordan Fass of Erin; awaited granddaughter, Emery Fass; former wife, Jane (nee Rublee) Fass; dear brother, Fred (Susan) Fass of Watersmeet, Michigan; and sister-in-law, Barbara Fass of Green Bay. He is further survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and great friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, Robert Fass. A memorial gathering will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at the Shimon Funeral Home (824 Union St., Hartford, WI 53027.) Jimís family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home Friday from 5-7 p.m.
In memory of Jim, memorial contributions to The Kramer Cancer Center (3200 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, WI 53095) are sincerely appreciated.
The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at www.shimonfuneralhome.com.