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James F. Windholtz, Sunman, was born June 1, 1933, in Mack, Ohio, a son to Emil and Claire Faye Windholtz. On April 27, 1957, Jim married Marion C. Gilmartin, and she preceded him in death March 12, 2014.
He worked for AT&T as a technician and also farmed. Jim was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church and the Southeastern Indiana YMCA, and always attended the Elder High School Alumni monthly meeting. He never missed a family event, whether it was a dance recital, soccer or football game - spending time with family always came first. In his spare time, he enjoyed his dogs, antique tractors, gardening, farming and spending time at White's Sale Barn. On Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at the age of 82, Jim passed away at his residence.
Survivors include son, James T. (Paula) Windholtz, Sunman; grandchildren, Jason (Sarah), Brittany (Jake), Michelle (Ryan) and Derek (Laura); three great-grandchildren: Grace, James and Claire; and several brothers and sisters.
Besides his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by daughters, Cindy and Laura Windholtz; son, David Windholtz; and a few brothers and sisters.
Friends may visit with the family Tuesday, Jan. 26, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 107 Vine St., Sunman. Father Barry Windholtz will officiate the Mass of Christian Burial, at noon, at St. Peters Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations are requested to New Horizons Rehabilitation, Batesville.
Published on January 22, 2016
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