James D. “Jim” Cowart, age 77, of Friendship, Wisconsin,
formerly of Zion, Illinois, died September 15, 2010 at his
home in Friendship, Wisconsin.
A memorial service
will be held on Sunday, September 19, 2010 at Congdon
Funeral Home, 3012 Sheridan Rd., in Zion, Illinois at
7:00p.m. Interment will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Zion,
Illinois. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Sunday
from 4:00p.m. until the time of the service.
born March 14, 1933 in Mississippi to Marvin and Lorene
(Leech) Cowart. Jim married Beatrice Smith on April 4, 1953
in Zion, Illinois.
Jim was a former union president
of the I.M.M.A. for Johnson/Evinrude Outboards OMC. He was a
member of Waukegan Bowman Club, involved in the Zion Park
District Little League program, and owner of Northshore
Restaurant. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time
with his family.
The family would like to thank
Bonnie, Barb, and Deb of Hospice Touch for all their
Memorials may be directed to Hospice Touch,
321 Butts Avenue, Tomah, Wisconsin 54660.
preceded in death by his wife, Betty; his parents; two
sisters and three brothers.
Daughter: Janet (John) Jump of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Daughter: Jennifer (George) Kuersten of Woodstock, Illinois
Son: James (Michelle) Cowart of Belvidere, Illinois
Jeff (Lilly) Cowart of Bollingbrook, Illinois
Jodi Mericle of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
of Friendship, Wisconsin
Sister: Barb (Eldor) Joerns of
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Sister: Margaret (George)
McGilvery of Kenosha, Wisconsin
Sister: Ocene Lindeloff
He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and other
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