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James R. “Jimmy” Butteris, age 69 of Madison, formerly of Ridgeway, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 at home. He was born on December 7, 1948 in Dodgeville, the son of Robert and Helen (Lynch) Butteris. Jimmy graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1967 as Salutatorian, 110 of 115 in his class. He attended Badger Boys State, a summer camp for Wisconsin top male youths.
Jimmy is survived by his brother, Tim (RaeAnn) Butteris; daughter, Chelsea Volden-Stammen; step-sons, Antwon Clipps and Chad Volden; nieces, Jackie (Dan) Lee and Kerri (Steve) Henderson; dear friends, Jessica Pederson and Kym Thompson. He is further survived by other friends and relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Helen Butteris.
A Celebration of Jimmy’s life will be held on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the VFW post 7591 301 Cottage Grove Road, Madison. Burial will be held at a later date at East Side Cemetery in Ridgeway next to his parents.
Our Father, which art in heaven,
Hallowed be thy Name.
Thy Kingdom come.
Thy will be done in earth,
As it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
As we forgive them that trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
But deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
The power, and the glory,
For ever and ever.