Rechtin, James T. Sr. “Jim” Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Monday, September 17, 2018. Beloved husband of Kathy A. Rechtin (nee Bertel); loving father of Ted (Heather), Jim Jr. (Melissa), Eric (Laura) and Tim (Jenny) Rechtin; cherished Papa of Julia, Teddy, Adeline, Lucas, Jane, Ella and Louis; dear son of Mary Lee Mallett and the late Theodore Anthony Rechtin; brother of Pat (Bob) Kraetsch, Rose Ann (Foo)  Bremser and Ted Rechtin;  dearest brother-in-law of Judy Boyer, Ron (Bev) Bertel and Barb (Tony) Canovi. Jim was a dedicated employee of Western Specialty  Contractors for over 46 years. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was a mentor, legend, and larger than life personality. He was an extremely generous man who never met a stranger. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten. “Who loves ya.”

Services: A memorial Mass to celebrate Jim’s life will be held Saturday, September 22, 9:30 a.m. at Queen of All Saints  Catholic Church with all services concluding at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jim’s name can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Service.