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James S. "Jim"

July 4, 1948 – October 5, 2018

James Zwiefelhofer
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"Love you always and forever! Miss you! "
— Wendy Zwiefelhofer, Kristi Tableman, Lauren and Allison
"You've earned your place in Heaven, Dad, after all that you've been through- I wish I could have helped you, but there was nothing I..."
— Pam Estes
"Love you Dad. Miss you."
— Jim Zwiefelhofer
" So very sorry Rosie and family for your loss of Jim."
— Linda Crosby

Obituary for James S. "Jim" Zwiefelhofer

James Sylvan “Jim” Zwiefelhofer, age 70, died peacefully at his home in Bloomer on Friday, October 5, 2018 after a long struggle with health complications. He was born July 4, 1948 in Bloomer to Lawrence and Ella (Schuster) Zwiefelhofer. He married Bonita Bowe on August 2, 1969 and together they raised 4 children. After their divorce, he met Rosie (Ziebell) Reid in 1997 and they were married on August 10, 2010. Jim farmed in the early years and later worked for Stolt Excavating and J & D Manufacturing. He enjoyed playing cards, fishing, watching sports but, most important was spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife: Rosie; children: Pamela (Scott) Estes, Brenda (Jeff) Rothbauer, Wendy (Kristi Tableman) Zwiefelhofer and James (Kate) Zwiefelhofer; step-daughter: Stacey (Bill) Wyss; grandchildren: Alexis and Marcus Rothbauer, Sam and Brody Zwiefelhofer, Allison and Lauren Tableman, Ashley (Talon) Gamboni, Andrew (Allison) Wyss, Abby Wyss; great-granddaughter: Lillian Gamboni.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Lawrence and Ella Zwiefelhofer; Sister: Delaine (Lamoine) Nelson, brother: Delvin (Marilyn) Zwiefelhofer; grandson: Dominic Rothbauer,

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 1:00 PM at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Bloomer with a visitation from 11:00 AM until the time of service at the church. Private interment will take place at a later date, with a luncheon to follow the service at the church. Online condolences may be expressed at

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When Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 11:00am - 1:00pm
St. Paul's Catholic Church
1222 Main St.
Bloomer, WI 54724

Service Information

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 1:00pm
Father Victor Feltes
St. Paul's Catholic Church
1222 Main St.
Bloomer, WI 54724

Interment Information

Interment Extra Info
Private Will be at a later date

Reception Information

Reception Extra Info
Luncheon at the church to follow the service.
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