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James Robert Marx

James Robert Marx, 60, of La Crosse, died Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital. Jim  was born April, 14, 1958 to Mary (Homstad) and Robert Marx, who precede him in death.

He is survived by a brother Robert (Ann) and their children Christopher Capizzi, Bobby and Becca Marx, all of Sun Prairie, WI, a sister Helen (Kelly) Michaels of Galesville, WI and special friends Connor and Colin Iverson of La Crosse, WI.

Jim was a 1976 graduate of La Crosse Central High School and a student at UW – La Crosse. Jim spent most of his life in La Crosse, except for his time working with The Ice Capades from 1982 -1997 where he travelled throughout the United States and Canada doing various jobs from carpentry, stage management and finally VP of Operations in Scottsdale, AZ. When Jim returned to La Crosse in 1997, he worked at the La Crosse Center for 10 years and then held a few other jobs until his disability in 2016.  Jim was most proud of his time working with The Ice Capades and formed many lasting friendships. In his spare time, Jim enjoyed fishing and watching sports, especially the Green Bay Packers. He was a kind, witty and hard-working person who will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

A memorial gathering will be held Wednesday, May 16, 4 – 6 pm at Coulee Region Cremation Group, 133 Mason St. Onalaska.

A private burial will be at Mormon Coulee Memorial Park at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

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