March 18, 2021
James "Jim" Wirts, age 62 of Mount Horeb, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, in Mount Horeb. He was born on February 10, 1959, in Dodgeville, the son of James and Donna (Swenson) Wirts.
He married Luann Eggimann on July 19, 2020.
Jim attended Mount Horeb High School and graduated from Malcolm Shabazz High School. In his youth, he participated in the Boy Scouts and was an excellent marksman. Jim worked as an outboard mechanic for A1 Service. An avid outdoorsman, Jim loved hunting, fishing, morel hunting, camping, boating and trips to Colorado and Missouri.
Jim is survived by his wife, Luann Eggimann of Mount Horeb; sisters, Brenda (Ted) Lawrence of Monticello and Lisa (Jeff) Goecks of Blanchardville; brother, Bryan Wirts of Madison; first wife, Lori (Miller) Wirts; uncle, Frank (Diane) Swenson; aunts, Joyce Hook, Carol (Gary) Urban and Mary Huebner; and nieces, nephews, many cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant brothers, Bruce, Joseph and Ronald; and infant sister, Patricia.
A Funeral Service was held at Gunderson Camacho Mount Horeb Funeral and Cremation Care, 500 N. Eighth Street, Mount Horeb, at 1:00 p.m., on Monday, March 15, 2021, with Pastor Kent Duval presiding. Burial was held at Perry Lutheran Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family of Jim to be designated at a later date.
A special thank you to Heartland Hospice, Amanda Walters, Huzy, Dave Brueggeman and Bill Sexton.
Online condolences may be made at http://www.gundersonfh.com.
Gunderson Camacho Mount Horeb Funeral & Cremation Care, 500 N. Eighth Street.