Obituary of Jim Sobczak
James “Jim” G. Sobczak, of Waukesha, passed away unexpectedly on June 18, 2020 at the age of 64. He was born on May 6, 1956, the son of Edward and Christina (nee Saldivar) Sobczak. He married his wife Patt (nee Pillsbury) Sobczak on December 18, 1992 and together they raised their family. Jim was a longtime employee of Metro Welding.
Jim had a love for NASCAR racing, working on cars, and playing his guitar, but most of all, he loved camping. He was a quiet man who would prefer to sit back and watch. He would do anything he could for his loved ones. Jim looked forward to retiring and did so on June 12, 2020, 6 days before his death.
Jim will be deeply missed by his daughter, Jennifer Sobczak; step-daughters, Amanda Schulze, Rebecca (Steve) Sailer and Kayla (Jontue) Ferree; sisters, Rose (John) Zamiatala and Joan Ptzner; brother, Dave Sobczak; 11 step-grandchildren; 1 step-great grandchild and his best friend Rene Lopez. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. Jim was preceded in death by his father, step-mother, Verona Sobczak; and his dog Junior.
The Celebration of Life for Jim will be held on Monday, June 29, 2020 from 4:00pm until the time of the service at 6:00pm at Cesarz, Charapata, and Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd. Waukesha, WI 53188. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Jim’s family.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jim Sobczak, please visit Tribute Store