James R. “Jim” Schmitz, 50 of Madison, formally of Jefferson, died on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at UW-Hospital of Madison.
Jim was born on August 20, 1970 in Nacogdoches, TX, the son of James Schmitz and Tonya (Sickler) Taylor. His family moved to Jefferson in Jim’s youth and he graduated in 1988 from Jefferson High School. Jim worked various jobs in the area and had 2 sons. He loved the Brewer’s and followed them closely. He was a huge fan of the Madison-based country band, Madison County, and had a gift for gab. Jim was a dedicated Republican and could be a friend to anyone.
He is survived by: his sons Zach Schmitz of Lone Tree, CO. and Josh Schmitz of Mt. Horeb, WI; sisters Vicky (Brian) Monogue of Jefferson, Tammy (Dr. Victor Moreno) King of St. Frances, and Denise Loeber of Eagle. Jim is also survived by a number of other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother-in-law Jon Loeber.
A celebration of Jim’s life will be held at a later date.
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