James A. Wolfe, 70, 2916 Algoma St., died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001, at home.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Jensen-Jinsky Funeral Home in Plover, with the Rev. Martin Lieber officiating. Burial will be in Plover Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and again from 11 a.m. Saturday until the services. The Plover VFW will hold a service at 7 p.m. Friday and the Masonic Lodge will hold at ritual at 7:15 p.m. Friday, both at the funeral home.
Mr. Wolfe was born Oct. 1, 1930, in Mora, Minn., a son of the late Winston and Lillian (Brasch) Wolfe.
He attended P.J. Jacobs High School and later received his G.E.D. Later he went to college on the G.I. Bill and held a real estate license.
He joined the U.S. Army in 1947 and was honorably discharged in 1969 as a sergeant. He was a paratrooper. He served in Korean and Vietnam. He was among the occupational forces at the end of World War II and served in combat in Korea. He earned a Silver Star for exemplary duty and also received the Purple Heart. He also worked as a recruiting officer in Milwaukee during the Vietnam War.
After he left military service, he opened the Golden Sands Bar in Plover, which he owned and operated until his death.
He was a member of the Plover VFW and the Masonic Lodge in Stevens Point.
Survivors include three daughters, Margaret Wolfe, Wausau, Cathy Bauer, Wales, and Angela Zdroik, Stevens Point; one son, James A. Jr., Wausau; and one brother, Winston, Hot Springs, Ark.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Youvonne “Marie” Wolfe.