Judge James E. Shapiro
Fox Point - Passed away Feb. 5, 2021 at the age of 90. Beloved husband of Rhea Shapiro (nee Kahn). Loving father of Jeffrey and Steve (Sheryl) Shapiro. Proud grandfather of Jack Shapiro. Futher survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.
Judge Shapiro (also known as Jimmy) graduated from Washington High School, The University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Harvard Law School. He served as a First Lieutenant in the US Army during the Korean War. Jimmy became Judge Jimmy in 1982 after being appointed to the Federal Bankruptcy Court where he proudly served for 30 years.
He loved to play tennis and piano and loved to sing to his dogs. He will be missed by all.
Private funeral services were held on Feb. 9, 2021 with burial at Spring Hill Cemetery in Milwaukee. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Cong. Shalom Food Pantry in Fox Point, WI Humane Society, or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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Published by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Feb. 7 to Feb. 10, 2021.