James F. Griksas, 74, of Lake Drive in the town of Port Washington died May 31, 2016 at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee.
He was born March 9, 1942 at St. Alphonsus Hospital in Port Washington, Wisconsin to Eleanora Scherhaufer and Felix Griksas, Jr. He lived his whole life in Ozaukee County and attended local schools. Through the years James held various jobs, he ran a gas company for a while and worked at Simplicity in Port Washington for 23 years. Since the early 80's he owned and operated a dairy and natural fed beef cattle farm on the family farm in the town of Port Washington.
James a member of St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church in Port Washington. He was a hard worker and very giving of his time and talents to help out whenever he was asked. A happy man, he loved to laugh and had a contagious smile.
He is survived by his children Kelly Griksas and Kevin Griksas, a granddaughter Mackenzie, other relatives and friends.The Reverend Patrick Wendt will officiate interment 11:30 AM on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, 500 W Buetel Road, Port Washington. Poole Funeral Home, Port Washington.