11 Jul 2011 — Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.
James "Jim" Arthur Hanneman, 94, of 1611 Washington St., Wisconsin Rapids, went to meet his heavenly Father on Thursday, July 7, 2011, at his childhood birthplace, also his home.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids.
Jim was born March 7, 1917, in Wisconsin Rapids, to the late Arthur and Gertrude (Nimtz) Hanneman.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and was stationed in Biloxi, Miss. He married Marjorie Smith on Nov. 28, 1953, at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids. Jim was employed at Consolidated Papers (NewPage) in the ordering department, retiring in 1982 after 471/2 years.
Jim was a member of the Knights of Columbus Monsignor Redding Council No. 1558. He enjoyed spending time with his family, camping, golfing, bowling, grilling chicken, delivering papers on his Milwaukee Journal delivery route, and going to the Sandhill Game Farm most every Sunday for a cookout after church. He never met a person he couldn't talk to.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie, of Wisconsin Rapids; children, Tom (Kathy) Hanneman of Wisconsin Rapids, Pat (Vanessa) Hanneman of Wisconsin Rapids, Mary (Patrick) Hilgers of Wisconsin Rapids, Terry (Tim) Weier of Wisconsin Rapids, Gig (special friend, Lori Saeger) Hanneman of Wisconsin Rapids and John (Mariyah) Hanneman of Morrisville, N.C.; grandchildren, Tina, Ryan, Jenna, Conrad, Jason, Charlene, Kimberly, Jodi, Shawn, Tracy, Trevor, Alexander, Melanie and Roman; and great-grandchildren, Griffin, Brayden, Shawn, Erin, Jayda, Devontae, Jaden, Aliyah, Abbigail, Jordan, Alexander, Jose, Mateo and Madasyn.
He was preceded in death by his two infant children, Jamie and David; his parents; brother, Bill; and sister, Germaine.
"Never do today, what you can put off until tomorrow."
"Grampa, we love you more than you will ever know."