James P. Schmidlkofer

James Peter Schmidlkofer, age 53 of Fond du Lac, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Aurora Bay Care in Green Bay. He was born April 23, 1965 in Fond du Lac to Peter and Shirley (Drolshagen) Schmidlkofer. On May 3, 1997 he married Vicky Ziegelbauer of Johnsburg at the Galloway House and Village in Fond du Lac.

Jim graduated from North Fond du Lac High School in 1983 and was employed by Green Giant and Copps Food Center. Jim enjoyed traveling, polkas and most of all, meeting new people.

Jim is survived by his wife, Vicky; his mother, Shirley; six sisters-in-law, Martha Ziegelbauer, Mary (Jim) Rose, Monica (Dennis) Halbach, Mae Binotto, Joan (Dan) Buechel, Julie Ziegelbauer; seven brothers-in-law, Michael (late, Ellen) Ziegelbauer, Peter (Joan) Ziegelbauer, Paul (Jenny) Ziegelbauer, John (Kathy) Ziegelbauer, Frank Ziegelbauer, Jim Ziegelbauer, Mark (Jana) Ziegelbauer and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends.

Jim was preceded in death by his father, Peter Schmidlkofer, parents-in-law, Orville and Rosaline Ziegelbauer, brother-in-law, Thomas Ziegelbauer and sister-in-law, Ellen Ziegelbauer.

Visitation: Jim’s family invites relatives and friends for a time of visitation at Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division St., Fond du Lac, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 4:00 to 6:45 PM. Jim believed that people should have fun and be comfortable. Please dress in casual clothing to honor Jim’s wishes.

Service: A celebration of Jim’s life will follow the visitation at 7:00 PM. Burial will take place on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Calvary Cemetery.

Jim’s family wishes to extend a special thank you to Aurora Oshkosh Hospital, Aurora Bay Care Hospital, Manor Care West in Green Bay and Harbor Haven in Fond du Lac for the excellent care provided to Jim.

Online condolences can be expressed at www.zacherlfuneralhome.com.