James R. Fohr

James R. Fohr CALEDONIA – James R. Fohr, 64, passed way on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from complications of diabetes. He was born on October 1, 1948, the son of the late Robert O. and Florence (nee: Bootz) Fohr. Jim was a graduate of Union Grove High School. On February 14, 1993 Jim was united in marriage to Margaret VanKoningsveld at St. Mary’s Lutheran Church in Kenosha. He attended Racine Bible Church. Jim had been employed with his dad at Fohr’s Meat Service for 17 years. He also was certified in small engine repair and ended his working career with The Bruce Company of Wisconsin. Jim was a licensed pilot for many years. He was a member of the Wisconsin Historical Truck Club, Wisconsin Antique & Collectable Club, Caledonia 4 Wheelers and the Raymond Snowmobile Club. Surviving is his wife, Margaret and his stepchildren, grandchildren and great grandchildren, whom he loved as his own; Rebecca (Steven) Martin, Daniel (Catherine) VanKoningsveld all of Racine, Timothy (Pamela) VanKoningsveld of Burlington and Ruth (Robert) Leenstra of Columbus, OH; grandchildren, Patrick, Christopher (Jennifer), Paula, Erin, Nicholas, Jonathan, Dominique and Jacqueline Martin, Sara, Elizabeth, Emily, Kayla and Megan VanKoningsveld; Great grandchildren, Noah, Ashton and Alexander Martin; sisters, Nancy Bonner and Sue Boehme, Niece, Karen (Robert) Kalman, nephew, Scott Brenton, great nephew and niece, Joshua and Jessica Kalman and special cousin, Jean (William) Babe. He is further survived by other relatives and many friends. There will be a visitation at Sturino Funeral Home on Sunday afternoon, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 10:30 a.m. until time of service. Funeral services will be held at Racine Bible Church, 12505 Spring St. on Monday, February 25, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Wayne Beilgard. Those wishing to remember Jim in a special way may make donations to the town of Raymond Fire & Rescue Department, 2255 S. 76th St., Franksville, WI 53126. Sturino Funeral Home 3014 Northwestern Ave. Racine, WI 53404 262-632-4479 www.sturinofuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Sturino Funeral Home
3014 Northwestern Avenue Racine, WI 53404
(262) 632-4479

Published in Racine Journal Times on Feb. 22, 2013