James “Jimmy” (Bernard) Mozuch, 71

James “Jimmy” (Bernard) Mozuch, 71 of Stevens Point, passed away Saturday afternoon February 10, 2024, at Gundersen Medical Center in La Crosse with his loving wife in his arms.

Jim was born August 11, 1952 in Stevens Point. He was the son of the late Bernard and Dorothy (née Zimbauer) Mozuch. He attended local schools, graduating from Pacelli High School in 1970.

Jim entered the United States Army on September 14, 1970 in Milwaukee. He served with the Batt. B 71st artillery. He received the National Defense Service Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal.

Jim was honorably discharged on September 18, 1972, when then served four years in the United States Army Reserves completing his obligation on September 13, 1976.

His marriage to Kimberly Gaetz took place on August 28, 2002 in Las Vegas, NV. His wife Kimberly survives.

Jim was owner of Buffy’s Lampoon Tavern on the market square since 1984, and was currently still operating the Bar. Jim was a member of Siasefi Fellowship for over 50 years, and was lifetime member of the VFW Plover Post 10262.

In his free time, he enjoyed trips to Las Vegas, trying his luck and gambling especially Black Jack and had a love for his five dogs.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established at a later date for Veterans.

Survivors include his wife Kimberly, his siblings Michael (Cheri) Mozuch of Brooklyn, Wis., Diane (David) Lorbecki of Stevens Point, Janice (Sam) Hoff of Parker, Colo., and Marilyn Mozuch of Denver, Colo along with numerous nieces and nephews. Further survived by his brother and sister-in-law Jonathan (Lena) Gaetz of Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his parents Bernard and Dorothy Mozuch, a brother-in-law Sam Hoff, and his favorite dog Sapphire.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at the Pisarski Funeral Home, 703 Second St., Stevens Point. Deacon Jim Trzinski officiating. Full Military Honor will follow the service at the Funeral home.

The Pisarski Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.