James R. “Jim” Buglass

James R. “Jim” Buglass, 81, of Fond du Lac died Sunday, July 7, 2013 at his home.  He was born March 5, 1932 in Mauston, WI.  Jim was the sixth of seven children of the late Gardiner and Mabel (Salzmann) Buglass.

On July 8, 1961 he married Sandra P. Wells in Mauston, WI.

Jim Served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1954 during the Korean Conflict. Jim has a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering and worked for Gisholt Machine Co. in Madison, WI from 1959-1971 and then at Giddings and Lewis from 1971-1996 from where he retired.  He was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

Jim will be missed by his two daughters, Rita (Elyse) Gluck of Vermont and Amy (Mike) Gage of Wild Rose, WI; one son, Kevin (special friend Stacy) Buglass of Bancroft, WI; his brother William (Rosemary) Buglass; two sisters, Bonnie Rosen and Carol Hermann; his brother-in-law Art (Barb) Wells Jr.; four grandsons, Levi and Henry Gage, Zai and Wylder Gluck and by other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Jim is preceded in death by his wife Sandra of 51 years; brothers, Kenneth, Lloyd and sister Helen.

Following his wishes, there will be no services. Cremation has taken place.

Zacherl Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.  www.zacherlfuneralhome.com