James S. Kaplan, age 76, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 22, 2010. Jim was born in Racine, June 16, 1933, son of the late John and Gertrude (Nee: Schliesmann) Kaplan.
Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Mary Ann; his two children, Stephen (Karen) Kaplan of Cedarburg, WI, Therese (Mark) Van Ryne of Barrington, IL; his three grandchildren, Alexis, Jared and MacKenzie; sister, Marion George; brother, George (Beverly) Kaplan; twin brother, John Kaplan; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, John George; and sister-in-law, Charlene Kaplan.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Monday, April 26, 2010, at 1 p.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 6400 Spring St., with Rev. William Dietzler officiating, assisted by Deacon Russell Missureli. Private interment will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, Hwy 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Monday at the church from noon until time of service. Memorials to St. Catherine’s High School have been suggested.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888