James William Alsdorf, Jr.
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James William Alsdorf, Jr., age 64, died Monday, January 2, 2012 in Murfreesboro, TN where he has lived since 2008.
He was known to many as Jim or Jimmy. Jim was born on December 22, 1947 in Evanston, IL.
He attended and graduated St. John's Northwestern Military Academy and then went to the University of Denver where he graduated with a degree in Business. After college, he moved around the country working for various hotels in management, settling in Florida for most of his adult life, where he retired. He finally landed in Tennessee to be closer to his children.
Jim was preceded in death by his father, James William Alsdorf, Sr.
He is survived by his mother, Marilynn B. Alsdorf; sister, Lynne Alsdorf and brother, Jeffrey Alsdorf; children, Jennifer (John) Wilson, Christine (Erick) Wilson and James William Alsdorf III (fiancée, Sarah); and grandchildren, Austin, Ethan, Wesley, Jacey, Caleb, Peyton, Isaac, Sadie, Taylor and William Alexander Alsdorf; a niece, nephews,
extended family members and special friends.
He was a generous man with a big heart. He loved to take his children on trips and play games and cards with them. He had the gift of hospitality, always welcoming people.
A service will be held at Winnetka Congregational Church in Winnetka, IL on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 2 p.m. The Interment will follow the service, as well as a reception in the Fellowship hall.
Flowers may be sent to the Winnetka Congregational Church, 725 Pine Street, Winnetka, IL 60093.
Obituary courtesy of Woodfin Funeral Chapel, (615) 893-5151.
Woodfin Funeral Chapel
1488 LASCASSAS PIKE Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Published in The Daily News Journal on Jan. 6, 2012