524 N. Park Ave Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 920-922-5110
James M. Watson, Sr.
December 05, 1925 - February 19, 2012
James M. Watson, Sr., 86, died Sunday, February 19, 2012, at Grancare Nursing Home where had been a resident for the past 2 ˝ years. He was born December 5, 1925, in Fond du Lac, the son of Martin C. and Ethel C. Grebe Watson. He was a graduate of L.P. Goodrich High School and attended Wisconsin State College in Oshkosh. Jim was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in the Pacific Theater from June 19, 1943 to March 7, 1946. He received the WW II Victory Medal, the American Area, Asiatic-Pacific, and Philippine Liberation Medals. On September 27, 1947, he married Mary J. “Jean” O’Rourke at St. Joseph’s Church Rectory. Jim was formerly employed as a steamfitter and welder by Beloit Pipe and Dredge and the Ahern Company, and was a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local #400 Ltd. He enjoyed golfing and bowling.
At Jim’s request, a private memorial service will take place at a later date in Madison. Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.ueckerwitt.com
The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff of