Obituary of James Santjer
James “Jimmy” William Santjer
Jimmy went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday October 8, 2020. He was an avid Welder, Industrial Construction Supervisor, and a resident of Wimauma and Ruskin, Florida.
Jimmy is survived by his parents Linda Santjer of Sun City Center, FL; James A. Santjer (Pamela) of Ellenton, Florida; his wife Yolanda Santjer (nee Bowman); his two sons, Noah James Santijer and Isaiah Lee Santjer’ his brother John Santjer (Megan); numerous in-laws and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Richard Green, and grandmother, Adonist Green; grandfather, Arnold Santjer and grandmother, Dorothy Santjer.
Jimmy was born on February 7, 1979 to James Santjer and Linda Santjer. He graduated from Manatee High School in Bradenton, Florida in 1997 and worked as a Welder Supervisor in Industrial Constructions for 20 years. On March 31, 2017 he married the love of his life, Yolanda. On November 25, 2017 and April 5, 2019 they welcomed two sweet sons who were the most important part of his life.
Jimmy was a devoted son, brother, husband, father and friend. He enjoyed welding, fishing, kayaking, racing, playing the drums, learning about God, and reading his Bible. He was known as a skilled welder and problem solver who completed difficult projects at work. Jimmy loved the Lord, reading the Bible and spending time in God’s presence. His relationship with Jesus and his family was his priority and he often prayed for and ministered to others. He had a loving and giving heart. Jimmy was always helping others in need and would often give his own belongings to that others wouldn’t have to go without. He always tried to bring a smiled to your face and never knew a stranger.
Jimmy was a precious son and brother, a devoted husband, a loving father and uncle and caring friend. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James Santjer, please visit Tribute Store