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James Wosoba

May 29, 1937 — September 17, 2020

Louisville

James L. Wosoba, 83 of Louisville, Kentucky died Thursday, September 17, 2020, after a being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease earlier this year. Jim was born May 29, 1937, in Lost Nation, Iowa, the son of James and Ruth Wosoba.  He lived in several cities in the Midwest and southeast before settling permanently in Louisville in 1973.   Jim was a career “Bookman”, selling schoolbooks for McGraw-Hill, Ginn and The Wright Group publishing companies.  He enjoyed playing golf, hunting pheasant, and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.  Jim was a man of deep Christian faith and long-time member of Middletown Christian and Hurstbourne Christian churches.Jim is survived by his wife, Kathy of Louisville; his daughter Susan Wosoba of Tulsa, OK; his son Jonathan Wosoba (Clarice) of Buckner, KY; step daughter Megan Bickle of Louisville; sister Judy Johnson of Colorado Springs, CO; two grandchildren, four nieces and many wonderful friends.He was preceded in death by his wife Carolynn Wosoba and his son, Jimmy.Special thanks to Dominion Senior Living of Louisville and Signature Health Care at Jefferson Manor for the care and comfort they provided to Jim during the past few months.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

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