James J. Gaetz, 70
James J. Gaetz age 70, of Stevens Point passed away peacefully November 6, 2013 at the Portage County Health Care Center. Services for James will be held in the spring. Shuda Funeral Service is assisting the family.
James was born September 25, 1943 in Stevens Point, the son of Anthony and Agnes (Berna) Gaetz. He attended local schools and became a mechanic in the area for a number of years. Before his retirement, in 2009, James was a truck driver for Roehl Transport the past 18 years. He married Sandra Beck on March 4, 1967 in Stevens Point. James enjoyed playing horseshoes and fishing on Lake Michigan.
He is survived by his wife Sandra, Stevens Point; and their four children: Jonathan (Lena) Gaetz, Gurney, IL; Penny (Lloyd) Spatz, Stevens Point; Kimberly (Jim) Mozuch, Stevens Point; Pamela (Gary) Zelazowski, Cummings, GA. 8 grandchildren: Cassandra, Keenan, Caleb, Kendall, Stephanie, Makayla, Joshua, Nicholas. 3 brothers: Robert (Mary) Gaetz, Green Bay; Alan (Elizabeth) Gaetz,Stevens Point; Tony (Kathy) Gaetz, Stevens Point. One sister: Karen (Joseph) Pacocha, Custer. He is also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Gene and David, also a grandson Justin.
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