James Schulz

James Schulz, 89, of Beaver Dam, passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at his home.


Jim was born April 5, 1932 in Markesan to Edwin and Luella Welk Schulz. Jim graduated from Markesan High School in 1950. After graduation he worked at Neharriga Hardware and then later on the assembly line at Speed Queen in Ripon and retired in 1996 after 38 years.  On August 17, 1963 he married Patricia Kaiser.  After retirement he loved to take care of lawns and also loved to coach baseball and did so for 20 years.  Jim was an avid bowler and bowled several 300 games. Jim was a janitor for Union-Congregational Church in Waupun for 24 years.  He loved to help people as well as fix washing machines.


Jim is survived by his significant other, Helen Glewen and they spent 11 wonderful years together; three sons: Dean (Julie) Schulz, Dan (Linda) Schulz, and Richard Schulz; six grandchildren: Brent and Ryan Schulz, Jordan and Dilan Schulz, and Logan and Brian West; two great-grandchildren: Kaden and Everett Schulz; step-children: Robert Glewen, Rebecca (Tom) Glewen, and Jennifer (Todd) Smith; Winiain and Wanna ChiamChittrong; seven step-grandchildren; 2 great-step-grandchildren; a sister, Pat Schulz; two brothers: Austin (Joyce) Schulz and Don (Rosemary) Schulz; Sister-in-Law Marilyn (Wayne) Fox; Brother-in-Law Steve Kaiser  and nieces and nephews. Also survived by many other friends and family.


He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Patricia in 1990; and a brother, Willis (Phyllis) Schulz.


Funeral services for James Schulz will be held Sunday, January 16, 2022 at 3 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Pastor Chris Davis officiating. Friends and relatives may call on the family on Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Private burial services will be held at Markesan Memorial Cemetery.


A special thanks to the Beaver Dam Special Services Center and Marquardt Hospice of Watertown.


Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send condolences.