Jacobus M. “Jim” Oschmann, Sr.

By Orleans Hub Posted 24 November 2021 at 10:36 am

Jacobus M. “Jim” Oschmann, Sr., 82, of Brockport, formerly of Rochester/Kendall, NY and Sun City Center, Fla., passed away peacefully at his home on Nov. 23, 2021 after a long battle with multiple myeloma. He was born March 28, 1939 in Den Haag, Holland to the late Abraham and Petronella (Heppener) Oschmann.

Jim emigrated to the United States as a teenager along with his parents, two brothers and a sister. In his youth at his new home, he played semi-pro soccer for the Holland-American team in Rochester. Jim worked various jobs during his life including, Eastman Kodak, he was the owner and operator of Bald Eagle Marina in Kendall for 15 years, truck driver, and most recently, his own handyman business in Sun City Center, Fla. He was a man that could fix anything and always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need, including family, friends, and strangers. Jim was one of the founding members of Coast Guard Auxillary Flotilla 48 and was a First Lieutenant of the Morton Fire Department while living in Kendall.

He was known for his great smile, good jokes and his loving heart.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers: Wim, Piet; and brother-in-law, Ben Uppenkamp.

Jim is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Carol (Townsend) Oschmann; children: Jacobus “Jim” ( & Michelle) Oschmann, Jr., David (& Taryn Hagan) Oschmann, and Susan (& Chad Beach) Oschmann; brother, Abraham (& Liz) Oschmann, Jr.; sisters: Petronella “Nellie” Uppenkamp, and Cornelia Oschmann; sister-in-law, Hennie Oschmann; grandchildren: Kristopher (Katie) Leverenz, Cody (Sara) Steffen, David Oschmann, Jr., and Sammi Oschmann; great-grandchildren: Gemma, Leo, Marco Jacobus, Kade, and Bobby; and beloved rescued chihuahua, Munchkin.

The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 16650 State Route 31, Holley, NY 14470 on Sat., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Interment will take place privately at Greenwood Cemetery, Kendall.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s name to any of the following are appreciated:

• Boaters Against Cancer
P.O. Box 492, Kendall, NY 14476

• St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105

• Wilmot Cancer Center
300 E. River Rd., PO Box 278996, Rochester, NY 14627

To share a special memory of Jim, please visit: www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com