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James F. Bohn


1924 - 2013 | Notice Condolences
James F. Bohn Notice
Bohn, James F. Age 88, of West Bend, passed peacefully into God's care on November 14, 2013. In 1962, Jim married the love of his life, Rosemary Suess of Milwaukee. The couple enjoyed raising their children, visiting friends and relatives, traveling and gardening. He is survived by their children Mary Louise Schlough (husband Bradley) of Madison and James George Bohn (wife Sue) of Carlisle, MA; 3 grandchildren Ben, Sarah and Margaret Schlough of Madison; his brother Eugene (wife Marilyn) of Kewaskum, WI; and many nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by Rosemary; his brothers Robert, George and Paul; and his parents Albert and Cecilia (nee Goeden). He served in the United States Army Finance Corps. Jim was employed as Manager of the Property Underwriting Department of the West Bend Mutual from 1948 to 1985, a period in which the company grew from a small rural firm to a major regional insurance company. He was the first Mutual employee to earn the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation. Jim also enjoyed beekeeping, fishing and was active in the Fr. Casper Rehrl Council #1964 Knight of Columbus. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, November 22, at 12 noon, at ST. FRANCES CABRINI CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1025 S. 7th Ave., West Bend. Burial will follow in Holy Angels Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church only on Friday from 10 until 11:45 AM. Memorials may be made to St. Frances Cabrini Parish or the of Southeastern Wisconsin. SCHMIDT FUNERAL HOME "A Golden Rule Funeral Home" 629 Cedar St. West Bend 262-334-2301 www.schmidtfuneralhome.com
Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Nov. 19, 2013
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