Patrick, better known as Jim passed away Thursday, July 25th after a lengthy illness.
Jim was born in Ontonagon on October 19, 1953 to the late Patrick and Margaret Molaski. He graduated from the Ontonagon Area School and became employed at Horner Waldorf Paper Mill in 1972 as summer help and was hired as a full time employee at the end of the summer. He was employed there until he was terminated by Smurfit-Stone.
In his younger days Jim enjoyed snowmobile racing in the winter and stock car racing in the summer. You would always find him there with his friend Rodney Myhren.
Jim is survived by his sister Mary (Michael) Badgero of Ontonagon, nephew Tom (Kristie) Badgero of Wichita, KS, children Hunter, Samantha and Anthony, a niece Christine (Jeremy) Heyden of Pulaski, WI children Sara and Kaitlynn.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew Michael John Badgero.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Ontonagon United Methodist church at 11 am. Friends may call at the church 1 hour prior to the start of the service. Luncheon will follow in the church basement.
Cane Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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