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James "Jim" A. Stafford

March 11, 1945 May 9, 2018
James "Jim" A. Stafford
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James A. “Jim” Stafford age 73 of Madison passed away suddenly at the St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Jim was born on March 11, 1945 in Richland Center, WI the son of Donald J. and Letha M. (Farrell) Stafford. Survivors include his wife, Denise Stafford of Madison, 6 children, Ron (Jennifer) Stafford of Janesville, Renell (Doug) Buss of Rio, Randy Stafford of Dodgeville, Rob (Stephanie) Stafford of Michigan, Coral (Fei) Cerasani-Xiao of Sun Prairie, Jerry (Chrissy) Cerasani of Madison, 11 grandchildren, Amanda, Joe, Cailin, Anthony, Korey, Kiley, Jessica, Samuel, Benjamin, Chloe, Sophie, 4 great grandchildren, Clare, Paige, Shelby, Isaac, 4 siblings, Shirley (Ronald) Clark of Beloit, Mary (Arnold) Stanek of Sauk City, Ray (Sheila) Stafford of Richland Center, Joe (Karla) Stafford of Sun Prairie, mother and father-in-law, Norma and Dennis Hardesty of Byron, IL, 5 sisters-in-law, Judy Stafford of Richland Center, Elaine Stafford of Viola, Nancy (Dan) Ross of Oregon, IL, Peggy Hardesty of Mt. Morris, IL, Sandra (Loren) Ferge of Oregon, IL, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 siblings, Elizabeth (Kenneth) Wallace, Donald and Bill Stafford and Linda “Jane” (Bill) Sheafor. A memorial gathering will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green from 1:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M. Online condolences available at In lieu of flowers memorials may be made at


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