James J. Prefontaine, 75, of Marinette, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013, at the Luther Home. He was born April 12, 1938, in Marinette to Albert and Aurelia Prefontaine, spending his early years here. He was a veteran of service with the United States Navy.
James is survived by two sisters: Betty Reiswitz and Joyce (Wayne) Steinbrecher; a brother, John Prefontaine; and nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers: Peter, Armedos and Frederick Prefontaine; and three sisters: Agnes Prefontaine, Luella Baxter and Bernice Gromala.
In keeping with James' wishes, a private family service will be held at Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home.
Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery.
Family members extend a special thank you to the staff of the Luther Home and to his guardian, Linda Schultz, for their caring support during Jim's final illness.