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James “Jim” Roland Schmitz
1940 - 2022
James Schmitz

James “Jim” Roland Schmitz, 81, of Montfort, formerly of Greeley, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 6, surrounded by his wife and four sons, at the Upland Hills Hospital in Dodgeville.

Wisconsin arrangements is visitation from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, Jan. 14 at St. Thomas Parish in Montfort. Mass is at noon, with luncheon to follow, on Friday, Jan. 14 at the church. The Soman-Larson Funeral Home in Montfort is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at

Iowa arrangements is visitation from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15 at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester, Iowa. Inurnment and burial will be held at a later date at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Greeley, Iowa.The Leonard-Muller Funeral Home & Crematory of Manchester, Iowa is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at

Memorials may be directed to the family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests you call a loved one and share memories of Jimmy for years to come.

A complete obituary is in the January 12, 2022 issue of The Platteville Journal.