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James 'Jim' Schatza

James "Jim" Schatza

Sep 29, 1944 - Feb 22, 2019
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Services for James “Jim” John Schatza, 74, who died on February 22, 2019, will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place.

Jim was born on September 29, 1944 in Little Falls, Minnesota, son of John W. and Clara A. (Scepurik) Schatza.

He honorably served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War from 1961 until 1967.

On February 15, 1969 he married Patricia Pitt.

For 15 years, Jim worked for BF Goodrich in Seattle, Washington until 2004, when he and Patricia moved back to Wyoming.

Jim enjoyed spending his time wood working, hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandkids.

Survivors include his wife Patricia of 50 years; daughter, Bobbi Bryant of Lake Stevens, WA; sons, James (Kristine) Schatza, Jr. of Puyallup, WA and Tom Schatza of Riverton, WY; brothers, Mark (Shirley) Schatza of Riverton, Tom (Kathy) Schatza of Phoenix, AZ, David (Gigi) Schatza of Casper, WY and Jerry (Sue) Schatza of Phoenix, AZ; sisters, Joyce (Gary) Fullerton of Casper, WY and Jean Black of OR; grandchildren, Andrea Bryant, James Bryant, Tyler Bryant, Tanner (Nick) West, Kassidy Schatza and Thomas Schatza; 2 great grandchildren, Karter and Raegen Driscol.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and a nephew.

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