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Jeffrey James Booth
LINDALE, TEXAS - Jeffrey James Booth, 51, began his new life with God on Friday, October 15, 2010, after a 10-month battle with Kidney Cancer. A former Monroe, Wisconsin resident, Jeff and his wife Sherry (nee: Augsburg) currently reside in Lindale, Texas.

Born April 18th, 1959, he was the son of the late Ed and Lucille Booth. Jeff attended East School and graduated from Monroe High School in 1977. After working at Monroe Cheese Corporation in Monticello, Jeff attended college and graduated from UW-Platteville in 1991 with a double major in Industrial Technology and Safety. He was a Safety Manager during his entire career; first, for Winnebago Industries in Forest City, Iowa for 13 years, next for Clow Valve in Oskaloosa, Iowa for four years, and then Jeff spent the last two years at Tyler Pipe in Tyler, Texas. He was a member of the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council and served as past president and board member. Jeff was a former Boy Scout Leader, and Knights of Columbus member.

Jeff enjoyed fishing, going to drag races, miniature golf, playing pool, and working on cars. He had begun restoration on a 1989 Nissan 240sx. He also enjoyed playing board games with his family.

Jeff is survived by his wife of 30 years, Sherry; and their two children, Kimberly and Steven, both of Tyler, Texas; his brothers Greg Booth of Loretto, Minnesota; and Thom Booth of Marysville, Washington; his aunt Betty Callery of Delano, Minnesota; sister-in-laws; brother-in-laws; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and numerous aunts and uncles.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, October 22, 2010 at 11:00 at St. Victor Catholic Church in Monroe, Wisconsin. Visitation will be on Thursday, October 21, 2010 from 4:00 until 7:00 at Shriner Hager Gohlke Funeral Home and a half hour prior to the funeral Mass.

A Memorial Mass will be held at Holy Family Parish in Lindale, Texas on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 6:30 PM. Cards may be sent to: 16686 Meadow Crest Drive, Lindale, Texas, 75771.