Jim Burtenshaw(1942 - 2014)

James "Jim" Burtenshaw Jr., 71, of Vallejo, Calif., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Kaiser Hospital Vallejo of natural causes.

Jim was born March 9, 1942, in Vallejo, Calif., to James Burtenshaw and LaRee Williamson Burtenshaw. A lifelong resident of Vallejo, he graduated from Vallejo High School. He served in the U.S. National Guard Reserves.

On Sept. 4, 1970, he married Judie Hamilton in Michigan. They were later divorced.

He worked as a pipe fitter for Mare Island Naval Shipyard.

He enjoyed his dogs, boating and spending time with his family and friends.

Jim is survived by his daughter, Kristine Hartman of Roseville, Calif.; his father, James Burtenshaw Sr.; a grandson, Trevor Hartman; and a granddaughter, Trista Hartman.

He was preceded in death by his mother, LaRee Burtenshaw.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Ririe-Shelton Cemetery, 12463 E. 129th North. The family will visit with friends from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Wood Funeral Home, 273 N. Ridge Ave.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.woodfuneralhome.com.

Family Tribute


Funeral Home

Wood Funeral Home
273 North Ridge Avenue Idaho Falls, ID 83402
(208) 522-2751

Published in Post Register on Feb. 13, 2014