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James Matrise

James Joseph Matrise

Friday, August 21st, 1942 - Saturday, July 11th, 2020
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Obituary

James Joseph Matrise, 77 years old of Kenosha, WI passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital.

He was born in Kenosha on August 21, 1942, the son of the late James J. Sr. and Margaret (Grasser) Matrise. A lifelong resident of Kenosha, he was educated in local schools.

On May 28, 1965, James was called to serve in the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge on May 26, 1969. He was proud to have earned the Bronze Star medal.

He married Judith at the First Baptist Church parsonage and after 20 years, they divorced, but remained close friends.

Survivors include his son, William Matrise; his former wife, Judy Matrise; a grandson, Kevin Matrise; siblings, Thomas (Linda) Matrise, Michael (Lynne) Matrise, Elizabeth Paasch, and Rosemary Burns; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his brother, John Matrise and sister, Toni Christensen.

Memorial visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 21, 2020, at Proko Funeral Home. A memorial service with full military honors will commence at 2:00 p.m. Friday. Interment will be held at a later date in Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Union Grove, WI. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to a family memorial.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street Phone: (262) 654-3533
Visit & Sign James’ Online Memorial Book at:
www.prokofuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 21st, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, August 21st, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
    Address
    Address Not Available
  • Memorial Service

    Friday, August 21st, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, August 21st, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
    Address
    5111 60th Street
    Kenosha, WI 53144
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    Officiant
    Rev. Patrick Roberts
  • Interment

    Location
    Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery
    Address
    21731 Spring Street
    Union Grove, WI 53182
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    Notes
    Date to be determined.

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Linda Grace

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Rosemary I am so sorry for your loss , prayers for all of you. Roselinda Flores Belliveau
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