Obituary of James Robert Zarnstorff
James Robert Zarnstorff, 76, Fort Atkinson passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at St. Marys Hospital, Madison, WI.
Jim was born on July 11, 1946, in Elkhorn, WI to Robert and Inez (Carlson) Zarnstorff. He graduated from Lakeside Lutheran High School. Jim served his country in the United States Air Force for four years with one of those years stationed in Thailand. He married Patricia Kutz on August 3, 1973, at St. John’s Lutheran, Jefferson, WI. Jim worked for AT&T for 32 years. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church where he served as a council member and usher. He enjoyed farming after his retirement.
He is survived by his wife, Pat, of Fort Atkinson; children, Jonathon (Kimberly) Zarnstorff, Waukesha, WI, Matthew (Amy O’Donnell) Zarnstorff, Fort Atkinson, and Robert Zarnstorff, Fort Atkinson; grandchildren, Tyler and Alexis; siblings, Steve (Linda) Zarnstorff, Fort Atkinson, Sue (Ed) Freson, Lake Mills, Tom (Cindy) Zarnstorff, Bylas, AZ, Ron Zarnstorff, Henderson, NV, Terry Zarnstorff, Johnson Creek, Laura (Carl) Loppnow, Lake Mills, Kristine (Jeff) Truman, Jefferson, and Larry Zarnstorff, North Hollywood, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Tim.
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, February 27, 2023, at 11:00am at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church 301 S. High St. Fort Atkinson, WI 53538 with Rev. Matthew Vik officiating. Friends may call at the church on Monday from 9:00am until the time of the service. As an expression of sympathy, you may wish to consider memorials to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or School. Online condolences may be made at www.nitardyfuneralhome.com. Nitardy Funeral Home, Fort Atkinson is assisting the family.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James Zarnstorff, please visit Tribute Store