James ‘Jim’ S. Beidelschies

James “Jim” S. Beidelschies, 67, of Upper Sandusky, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at his home.

Jim was born May 25, 1946, in Bucyrus, to Ronald J. and Kathryn M. (Sheldon) Beidelschies. He married Jane Taylor July 6, 1968, and she preceded him in death Dec. 17, 1985. He then married Diane Chester Feb. 5, 1988, and she survives.

Also surviving are three children, Angie (Brad) Stark of Marion, Todd (Shelly) Beidelschies of Columbus and Jason Beidelschies of Upper Sandusky; two grandchildren; a sister, Karen Beidelschies of Upper Sandusky; and two brothers, Bruce (Sandy) Beidelschies of Mount Vernon and David (Shelley) Beidelschies of Upper Sandusky.

He was also preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Nancy Beidelschies.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

A visitation celebrating Jim’s life will be 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2015, at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wyandot County, Ram Boosters, or the American Cancer Society in care of Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, 476 S. Sandusky Ave., Upper Sandusky.