James “Jim” R. Boss, 64, of Eau Claire, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Sacred Heart Hospital.
Jim was born on Jan. 7, 1951, to Vernon and Elaine (Schulz) Boss in Marshfield. He graduated in 1969 from Colby High School. He later graduated from Humboldt Institute. Jim worked at Delta Airlines at Chicago O’Hare Airport for a few years.
Jim is survived by his wife, Joline (Rochester), to whom he was a loving and devoted husband; three siblings, Dan (Lorena) of Iron River, John (Karen) of Owen and Kathie of Milwaukee; his sister-in-law, Shelly of Milwaukee; nieces and nephews, Ondra (Jason) Pond of Gleason, Jana of Rhinelander, Jeff (Rachel) of Cadott, Ryan of Milwaukee and Mike of Stevens Point; and great-nephews and niece, Drew, Wyatt and Madeline.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents and oldest brother, Denny.
A memorial visitation was held from 10-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the Mount Washington Residence, 1930 Cleveland Street, Eau Claire. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. Smith Funeral Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.