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1954 James 2024

James L. Bath Jr.

September 17, 1954 — March 19, 2024


James “Jim” L. Bath Jr., age 69, of Sheboygan, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at St. Nicholas Hospital. 

He was born in Laona, WI on September 17, 1954, to the late James and Barbara Bath Sr.. He graduated from Wabeno High School. After high school, Jim proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. On August 24, 1974, Jim was united in marriage to Sherry Fox in Wabeno, WI. He was employed for 45 years at Sheboygan Paper Box & Specialty. Jim has been a member of The Sheboygan Moose Lodge since 1982. Jim was a longtime member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.  

Jim enjoyed watching all Wisconsin sports teams, playing pool, and golfing with his friends. Jim and Sherry made many memories traveling together. He will be dearly missed by his friends, family, and cats, Peanut and Princess.

He is survived by his wife, Sherry; five brothers and a sister; five brothers-in-law and three sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews, other family and friends further survive. 

Along with his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law; a brother, Michael Bath and brothers-in-law, Richard Fox and Mickey Carey.

Jim will be laid to rest with military honors at Gardens of Peace Mausoleum, 6706 Superior Ave. in Sheboygan on Friday, April 26, 2024, at 1:00 PM, with pastor Tyler Werner officiating. There will also be a Celebration of Jim’s life on Saturday, April 27, 2024, starting at 2:00 PM at The Sheboygan Moose Lodge, 1811 Georgia Avenue.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jim’s name can be made to The Sheboygan County Humane Society.

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Friday, April 26, 2024

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