James O. “Jim” Schimikowsky, peacefully passed away on July 29, 2023, at the age of 81. Born on June 9, 1942, in Greenwich, CT, the son of the late Otto James and Lillian (Ross) Schimikowsky, Jim was a beloved husband and father whose presence will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Jim graduated from Millersport High School in 1960. He proudly served as a member of the United States Air Force. After his military service, he pursued a career as a Power Engineer at AT&T, where he showcased his remarkable skills and dedication for many years until his retirement in 2002.
Outside of his professional life, Jim had a great passion for gardening. He found immense joy in tending to his flower garden, where he poured his heart and soul into cultivating beautiful blooms. His green thumb and love for nature were evident to all who visited him.
Jim is survived by: his wife of 43 years, Mary (Ladzinske) Schimikowsky, whom he married in 1980; and his children, Tim Schimikowsky and Tracie Schimikowsky, both of AZ. He is also survived by five grandchildren
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 from 12PM until 2PM at the Martin Chapel of Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists- Calcutta.. The funeral will follow at 2PM with Pastor Norm Eckhart officiating. Jim will be laid to rest in Columbiana County Memorial Park Cemetery.
- Wednesday, August 2, 2023
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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