James R. McShane, age 98, Janesville, formerly of Brodhead, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the V.A. Hospital, Madison, WI. He was born on July 13, 1921 in Conway, MO, the son of Andrew J. and Edna E. (Harris) McShane. He married June A. Kiddell. She passed away March 5, 1994.
Jim was a railroad engineer for the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad prior to his retirement. He also was a World War II Navy Veteran.
He is survived by his grandchildren; Christine Ronk, Michael Johnson, Jason Niccolai; and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Wayne Niccolai, and several siblings.
Military graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, February 13, 2020, at Greenwood Cemetery, Brodhead, WI with Rev. Bill Wineke officiating.
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