James L. Schurder, Sr., formerly of Park Ridge, went to his eternal reward in the early morning on February 27, 2018. Proud of his service to our country in the U.S. Marines, Jim was kind and generous to all, always willing to lend a helping hand to others. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Endres). Loving father of James, Jr. (Donna), Rosemarie (John) Colletti, Timothy (Tammy), Lawrence (Colette O'Connor) and Andrew (Karen) FishSchurder. Adored grandfather of Sarah, Joseph, Jennifer, Victoria, Valerie, John (Melissa), Louis, Veronica, Vanessa, Jacob, Abigail (Mitch), Tess, Kyle (Shelley), Ryan (Ashley), Bailey and Emma. Proud great-grandfather of Austyn, Antonia (Sabino), Nicholas, Nathan, Oliver, Lucy, Elijah and Nora. Also survived by his dear sister-in-law Lucy Kotek. Terrific uncle of many nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation Sunday, March 4, 3-8 p.m. at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Hwy., Park Ridge. Funeral Monday, 9:30 a.m. from funeral home to St. Paul of the Cross Church, Mass 10 a.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Center of Concern, 1665 Elk Blvd., Des Plaines, IL 60016, www.centerofconcern.org.