Kaukauna – James “Jim” B. Van Den Bogart, age 60, passed away surrounded by his loving family on October 28, 2021. He was born on December 23, 1960, son of Peter Sr. and Geraldine “Gerry” (Aerts) Van Den Bogart. On August 3, 1991, he married Dorrie Vande Burgt and they just recently celebrated their 30 year anniversary.
Jim worked for maintenance at the Fox River Mall in Appleton for many years. He was a man of few words but was always very kind. He would be willing to help anybody in need. When Jim was faced with health challenges, he always fought through them. He was also the best dog daddy to Gigi. He was a good hearted man who will be deeply missed.
Jim is survived by his wife, Dorrie Van Den Bogart; mother, Gerry Van Den Bogart; brothers: Dan (Vickie), Mark, Bob, Ron and Peter Jr. Van Den Bogart; in-laws: Julie Proterozoic, David (Marzeria) Van de Burgt, Lisa (Rick Schroeder) Janssen and Jim Vande Burgt; mother-in-law, Donna Rae Wendt; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Jim was preceded in death by his father, Peter Sr. Van Den Bogart; brothers: Chuckie and Tony Van Den Bogart.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, November 12, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Verkuilen-Van Deurzen Family Funeral Home FREEDOM LOCATION, N3972 Columbia Ave., Freedom. For online condolences, please visit www.verkuilenfh.com.
The Van Den Bogart family would like to extend a special thank you to all of the doctors and nurses that have helped with Jim’s care over the years. Your kindness is very much appreciated.
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