Obituary of James Richard Dostalek
James Richard Dostalek, 78, of Fort Atkinson passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at the Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center in Johnson Creek, WI.
Jim was born on October 2, 1941 in Racine, WI to John and Iola (Baldwin) Dostalek. He graduated from Washington Park High School in Racine in 1959. Jim served his country in the United States Army from 1959-1963. He married Margaret “Maggie” Piper on July 1, 1961.
Jim worked for JI Case Company in Racine before moving to Fort Atkinson in 1969. Jim also worked for Crepaco in Lake Mills for 23 years. He enjoyed golfing, watching the Generals play and coaching baseball when he was younger in addition to being an avid Wisconsin sports fan. He was also a Numismatist (coin collector and appraiser). Jim was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife Maggie Dostalek, Fort Atkinson; children Jeff (Danita) Dostalek, McFarland, Brian (Vickie) Dostalek, Milton, Mark (Tara) Dostalek, Madison; grandchildren Ryan (Crystal) Dostalek, Timothy (Ashley) Dostalek, Austin and Jordyn Dostalek; great-grandchildren Blake, Taylor and Easton. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Bob Dostalek.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 11:00am at Trinity Lutheran Church 313 Barrie St. Fort Atkinson, WI 53538.
Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 10:00am until the time of the service. The family would like to thank the staff at St. Mary’s Cardiac Care and the staff at Rainbow Hospice for their loving care. As an expression of sympathy you may wish to consider memorials to Rainbow Hospice.
The Nitardy Funeral Home Fort Atkinson, WI is assisting the family.