The Obit For Jim Imholz

James Henry Imholz

Published in The Palm Beach Post from June 6 to June 13, 2012

James Henry Imholz, Devoted father, longtime Jupiter Bay resident and friend to all he met, died on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at the age of 82.

Jim was born in Flushing, NY.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Gertrude Imholz; sisters, Jeanne and Gertrude and brother, Joseph.

He is survived by his children, Mary-Jo (Gary) Lee of Richmond, VA, Jeanne Dorner of Flemington, NJ, Janette (Drew) Barnes of Livingston, MT, James C. of Suwanee, GA, Joan (Steve) Apt of Chaska, MN and John of Sharon, CT; grandchildren, Christin, Melanie, Thomas, Jake, John and Jessica.

Jim attended St. Andrews Elementary School in Flushing, NY (class president) and Bishop Loughlin High School in Brooklyn, NY. He received a Bachelor of Science degree at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ, an Associates Degree at City College of New York in New York City, NY and a Masters Degree at St. John's University in Jamaica, NY.

Jim was a US Post Office sub-carrier assisting his father from 1943 to 1951. He was a Korean War Veteran serving in Bordeaux, France (1952-1954) and an American Legion Life Member - Jupiter Post 271.

He pitched for the Queens Alliance baseball League (1945-1952), Seton Hall University (1949-1952) and the Harrisburg Senators of the Interstate Baseball League (1952).

He married Joanne Marion Lock (now of Richmond, VA). Jim was a New York City Police Officer (1955-1960) and a New York State Parkway Police Officer (seasonal 1960-75). He taught Driver's Education at Lynbrook High School, Lynbrook, NY ("Professor Emeritus") from 1961 to 1987, and coached baseball and ice hockey.

Internment will be in South Florida VA National Cemetery, 6501 S. State Road 7, Lake Worth, FL 33449 on Friday, June 8 at 2:15 PM.

Contributions may be made to a charity of your choice in loving memory of James Henry Imholz.

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