Died: Wednesday, July 22, 2009
James F. Schirmer, 74, a 50 year resident of Romeo, passed away at his home on Wednesday, July 22, 2009.
Jim was born October 11, 1934 in Imlay City, the son of Harvey and Irene (Koehn) Schirmer.
He married Betty Schapman on August 23, 1958 at St. Clement Catholic Church of Rome in Romeo.
Jim worked for General Motors from 1963 until 1997 as a payroll accountant. Upon retiring from General Motors he worked at Quest Diagnostic in Auburn Hills.
His hobbies were being a Michigan Fan, watching his boys and grandchildren playing sports and helping out with the Romeo Athletic Boosters as its treasurer. He was a longtime member of St. Clement Catholic Church of Romeo and served his country proudly during the Korean War while serving in the Marines.
Jim is survived by his wife, Betty of Romeo; sons, Jim (Donna) of Imlay City, Mark (Lisa) of Romeo and David (Michaelene) of Macomb Twp. Grandchildren include Jacob, Jason, Garet, Griffing, Matthew and Kathryn.
Memorial services took place on Friday, July 24 with Fr. John Doc Ortman officiating at the Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home, Romeo.