James J. DeLaat, age 37, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at his residence. James was born in Racine on September 29, 1976, son of Anthony DeLaat Jr. and Jenny (Nee: Malik) Borgen.
Survivors include his wife, Leticia; his children, Gracie, Lilly and Jesse; his mother, Jenny (Russell) Borgen of Racine; brothers, Mathew Kaufman, Bradley (Kim) Kaufman, Brian DeLaat; other relatives and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Anthony DeLaat Jr.; and grandfather, Vern Malik.
A Celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Preservation Hall of Racine, 740 Lake Avenue. Memorials to the family have been suggested.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888