James J. Ziolecki age 65, passed away June 23rd, 2020 at Aurora Medical Center of Summit, WI. Beloved son of the late Ervin and Patricia Ziolecki, born March 24th, 1955. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged. James met the love of his life, Nancy May, through work and they got married on September 2nd, 1989. He was an avid outdoorsman, he loved hunting, fishing, snow mobiling, atv riding, camping, kayaking, canoeing, gardening, and all wildlife including birdwatching. He was quite the skilled craftsman and enjoyed home improvement projects, so much so he built an elaborate home up north for him and Nancy and their family to enjoy. James and Nancy often went to Canada for the open country and snow mobiling. He also loved to watch old movies on the Turner Classic Movie channel.
James will be dearly missed by his loving wife Nancy Ziolecki, his siblings Kathleen (Paul) Troup, Christine (Louis) Kisielewski, Thomas (Carol) Ziolecki, William (Pam) Ziolecki, Richard (Dawn) Ziolecki, Timothy Ziolecki. Therese Ziolecki, Susan Setzer, and David (Maria) Ziolecki. He is further survived by his parents-in-law Ralph and Dorothy May, his brothers-in-law Timothy, Lawrence, and Roger May; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
James was preceded in death by his parents, his siblings Karen Ziolecki, Michael Ziolecki, and sister-in-law (Timothy) Debbie Ziolecki.
A celebration of James' life will be on June 30th, 2020 at Integrity Celebration Center (2789 Browns Lake Drive Burlington, WI 53105). An open house will be from 4:00pm to 5:45pm, followed by a 6:00pm memorial service including a military honors ceremony.
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