James Foat

Obituary of James L. Foat

James (Jim) Foat of Cambridge, WI, passed into eternal life on Aug.2, 2022. He was born on Nov.10. 1943 in Waukesha,  WI, the son of Alvin and Jessie ( Shearer) Foat.

Jim's childhood years were in Genesee, WI. He had a love for fishing, hunting & cars. If something wasn't sounding right under the hood, he'd  be taking it apart & fixing it. He and his brother, Jack were great fishing buddies growing up & further into the years.

As a teen he worked various jobs , Century Springs, Genesee, WI, Dale Chevolet, Waukesha, WI & Arrowshade Waukesha, WI.

He married Connie Voight on September 24, 1966. Jim then worked for Godfry CO. in Waukesha,  WI. Jim & Connie continued to live in Genesee, WI for a few years, then moved to Cable, WI. They started their family. Jim worked as a logger for Dell Jerome of Drummond, WI, also Karl Ludzack of Cable, WI.

He worked many odd jobs in Cable, WI,  over the years- including at Telemark as a snowmaker some winters.

He is survived by his children,  Charles(Maria) Foat of Kansas, Becky ( Mark) Church of Missouri,  Lisa ( Carl) Fischer of WI; Grandchildren,  Eric, Erin and Kayla; Mother, Jessie Leona (Shearer) Foat; brother, John "Jack" Foat and sister, Debbra "Debbie" (Greg) Chesney.   Nephews, Tony, Chris, Danny, David , Ricky.  Great Nephews, Sam and Ben , Great Nieces,  Katie, Christa, and Keerstin. He was preceded in death by his father Alvin Philip Foat in 19882.

A Very Special Thank you to London Lodge Assisted Living of Cambridge, WI and to Rainbow Hospice of Jefferson,  WI , for their compassionate,  loving , care they gave Jim.

Memorials are appreciated to London Lodge Assisted Living, Cambridge, WI and to Rainbow Hospice of Jefferson,  WI

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