James Paul Bovee “Jim”

James Paul Bovee “Jim”, age 66, of Rome, Wisconsin succumbed to pancreatic cancer in the comfort of his own home surrounded by his family on January 6th, 2019. A Celebration of life service will be held at 2:00 pm, on Sunday, January 13, 2019, at the New Life Assembly of God Church in Plainfield, Wisconsin. Pastor Howard Kruize will officiate. Visitation will follow church services until the time of service on Sunday. Jim was born April 8, 1952, in Stevens Point, Wisconsin to Paul and Ora (Lester) Bovee. He graduated from Tri-County High School in 1970.  Following graduation, he served in the National Guard until 1977. Jim is survived by his loving and devoted wife Teresa of 43 years. They were married on November 8, 1975, at the Baptist church in Plainfield. Jim and Teresa had committed their lives to Christ early on in their marriage.    Jim loved carpentry and had a very successful Home Improvement business for many years. He enjoyed his work and only retired a few years prior to his passing.  He loved his family and his beloved dog Reggie. He was an avid Muskie fisherman and enjoyed woodworking, boating, paintball, joking around and making people laugh, and taking mission trips to South Texas and Mexico. He was a loving father, husband, grandfather and a friend to everyone.   Jim was an active member of the Assembly of God Church in Plainfield.   Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Paul & Ora Bovee; wife, Gloria (Hernandez) Bovee, and father-in-law,  Frederick Prentice. Survivors include his wife, Teresa Bovee;  sons,  James Bovee Jr.;  Jacques (Jamie) Bovee; John (Maggie) Bovee;  daughter,  Diamantina (Joseph) Oldakowski;  grandchildren, Ryan, Zach, Jaiden, Gavin, Jack, Cate, Alora, and Oliver; brother, John (Marianne) Bovee; sisters,  Jean Bovee, Jackie (John) Petruska, and Julie Boerner; brother, Joey Bovee; mother-in-law,  Betty (Robert) Sparks; sister-in-law, Lisa (Todd) Schulz; brothers-in-law,  Earl (Tracy) Sparks , and Jay Boerner along with many  nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.  www.roseberrys.com

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  1. Geraldine Hilger says:

    May all the terrific memories surround you and your family during this time. My heart goes out to the Bovee family, with hugs to all.

  2. Elaine (Farago) Burckhardt says:

    Teresa and family, Sorry to of Jim’s passing. Sending prayers and thoughts.

  3. Mike Acardo says:

    Very sorry for your loss, Jim was a very good friend to me!!!

  4. Alvin Mau says:

    Thoughts and prayers to the Bovee family in this difficult time. Jim was a good friend. I always had a lot of respect for him. He will be greatly missed.

  5. Jay Boerner says:

    Jim was a great friend and will be missed by many of us. My prayers go out to the Bovee family that they may find peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  6. Vicki Peterson says:

    Teresa and Family,

    Will be thinking about you in the days ahead. Words never seem to be enough. Hugs and prayers

  7. Bobbi Sye says:

    My deepest sympathies to Teresa and her family.May your sweet memories of your time
    together help your journey as you grieve.Bless your family and know I will put Jim in my
    Nightly prayers.

  8. Renee and Jim Schindlbeck says:

    Teresa, we did not know Jim was ill. He was such a big part of our lives, in the dental office and as our favorite carpenter. We are so sad today as we learn of his passing.

  9. Terri Heideman says:

    Jim was a very kind man, so glad to know him. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Teresa. God Bless you all!

  10. Dawna graske says:

    My thoughts and prayers go to the family.

  11. Ronald E Boerner says:

    Jim always was a true friend, we will miss him. Prayers go out to the Bovee family.

  12. Monica Sweet says:

    I am so sorry for the loss of this Great man. Who devoted his life to Jesus. My condolences go to you & your family during this difficult time.

  13. Jeanne Reinart says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  14. Judy Brockman says:

    Thoughts and prayers for you and your family

  15. Kevin And Deb Hentges says:

    We always enjoyed Jim and his sense of humor, his love for Christ and family. He leaves a big hole in so many lives. I’m sure outside Jim’s heavenly mansion is a pond filled with muskies.

  16. Jeff &Patty Kunkel says:

    Prayers and thoughts to you and your family,Jim is God’s comfort now.thinking of you at this cross roads of life.take comfort knowing he is with God.

  17. LaDonna Gregg says:

    Sending prayers to all

  18. Chuck & Cindy Johnson Family says:

    Our hearts go out to all the Bovee family for your loss. Jim was an amazing guy and will be missed. Hugs, thoughts and prayers to all of you.

  19. Martine says:

    Heaven gained an angel and another star burns bright in the sky tonight. My sympathies and condolences. You know we’re here for you if you need us.

  20. Mona says:

    Teresa and family my sincere condolences during this time of transition. I am glad Jim is no longer suffering. May the peace of God wrap you in loving comfort.

  21. Christina and Denton Helms says:

    May you all be surrounded by great memories during this difficult time. Thinking of you all!

  22. Matthew Graf says:

    Very saddened by Jim’s passing, condolences to Teresa and the rest of the Bovee family.

    May he Rest In Peace.

  23. Carla Geissler says:

    To the Bovee family,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Wishing you comfort in your time of need.