James Arthur "Pygmy" ShoberJames Arthur "Pygmy" Shober, 66, of Brule, Wis. died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in his residence.
James Arthur "Pygmy" Shober, 66, of Brule, Wis. died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in his residence.
He was born May 20, 1947, in Superior to Yvonne (Litchke) and John "Jack" Shober.
He enjoyed fishing on Lake Superior.
James was a member of the Steel Workers Union and had been employed by M. E. Electmetal.
He is survived by his son, Scott of Wrenshall, Minn; brothers, John Shober of Sanford, Fla. and Tom (Tracy) Shober of Superior; sisters, Mary (Rich) Rolbiecki of Rosemount, Minn., Judy (Martin) Weyer of Moline, Ill., and Jackie (Joe) Semrad of Bloomington, Minn.; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Janet.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. in Downs Funeral Home, 1617 N. 19th St., Friday, Aug. 30th and will continue until the 11 a.m. memorial service with Rev. Andrew P. Ricci, Rector of Cathedral Of Christ The King Church officiating.
Sign the online guest book or send condolences at www.downsfh.com.