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 James R “Jim” Bulzer

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James R “Jim” Bulzer

  • Birth 18 Mar 1925 Hillsdale, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 19 Dec 2012 East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Cordova, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 103245018

James R. "Jim" Butzer, 87, of Cordova, IL, died Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline. Private graveside services will be held at the Cordova Cemetery, Cordova, IL. Visitation will be held from 9:30-11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 22, 2012 at Gibson – Bode Funeral Home, Port Byron. Friends and family are invited for refreshments and fellowship at the home of Jeff and Lisa Butler at 11:30 a.m. Memorials may be made to Special Olympics.
James R. Butzer was born March 18, 1925 in Hillsdale, IL, the son of Clarence Butzer and Lillian (Smith) Butzer. He served his country in the Navy during WWII on Canton Island, in the South Pacific, repairing damaged aircraft. Jim ran outdoor amusements for fairs and entertainment. He enjoyed his retirement years talking, trading and restoring Minneapolis-Moline tractors.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Butzer, Cordova; daughter, Lisa (Jeff) Butler, Cordova; sons, Gail (Tami) Dillin, Erie, Larry Dillin, Edwardsville, IL; 6 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and a sister, Phyllis Wolever, Erie. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Jamie and a brother, Roger.


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  • Created by: Teresa
  • Added: 7 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103245018
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James R “Jim” Bulzer (18 Mar 1925–19 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103245018, citing Cordova Cemetery, Cordova, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Teresa (contributor 47377173) .