James R. Stenz

James R.
Stenz, 63, of Fond du Lac, passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. He was
born on April 27, 1956 to the late Victor and Lillian (Hoerth) Stenz in Waupun.

graduated from Oakfield High School in 1974. He then enlisted in the United
States Army for three years. He was proud of his time served in the Army.

Jim married
Helen A. Kraus on June 9, 1979 at St. Peter Catholic Church in St. Peter.

Jim worked
for Tom Ottery Transit for over 40 years as an OTR driver. He was a Vincentian
at St. Vincent DePaul in Fond du Lac for several years until he fell ill. He
was a member of Holy Family Catholic Community and was a member of the Knights
of Columbus #664 as a 4th Degree Knight. Jim loved to spend his time
outdoors running, participating in marathons and riding motorcycles. In his
free time, Jim enjoyed working with his hands including: repairing things for
his children, fixing the bicycles at St. Vincent DePaul and just tinkering in
the garage.

Jim is
survived by his wife of 40 years, Helen; three daughters, Sara Stenz of D.C.,
Nissa Fredrich of Fond du Lac and Danielle (Sean) Middleton of Minneapolis; one
granddaughter, Elizabeth Fredrich; three sisters, Delores Kraus, Patricia (Joe)
Seliga and Linda (Alan) Feucht; one sister-in-law, Sandy Stenz; nieces,
nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was
preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert and Daniel;
brother-in-law, Oscar Kraus and other relatives.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday, February 1, 2020
from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM at Holy Family Church, 271 4th Street Way, Fond du
Lac. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM.

In lieu of
flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Vincent DePaul of Fond du Lac or to
the Agnesian Cancer Center Giving Fund.

The family
extends their gratitude to the staff at Agnesian Cancer Center for their care
and compassion given to Jim and the family.

Online condolences may be shared at www.zacherlfuneralhome.com