DENVER, Colo. – James W. Scharf, 52, died June 20, 2013 in Denver, CO.

James was born July 29, 1960. His parents are Raymond and Joan (Jones) Scharf. He attended St. Paul, Cooper, Phillips, and Fort Dodge Senior High for school. He graduated in 1978 and served his country in the United States Navy. He spent most of his working years as an electrician.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Joan, and his grandparents. He is survived by his father, Raymond; one aunt; and several cousins. A time of remembrance will be held later. Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home is serving the family.