James M. Mayer

Oct. 3, 1950 - Dec. 23, 2006

James M. Mayer, 55, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, at his Waukesha home. He was born Oct. 3, 1950, in Evergreen Park, Ill., to Carl and Elizabeth (nee Simecek) Mayer.

He had attended Brandybrook Elementary School and Catholic Memorial High School, and then graduated from Kettle Moraine High School in 1969. On March 25, 1972, he married the former Patricia Zsori. For 35 years, he worked for Waukesha County, first as an orderly and then as a maintenance worker until his retirement Oct. 17, 2006. He enjoyed deer hunting and fly fishing many of the rivers in the area. In his youth, he ran trap lines with his friends and traveled with the carnival for one season.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Patricia, of Waukesha and their children, Eliza (William) Tobler of Sullivan and Joseph (Megan) Mayer of Waukesha. He will also be fondly remembered by his three great-granddaughters, Dallas Marie Tobler, Audrey Rose Mayer and Elizabeth Ann Mayer. He is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Sharon Baran.

Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, from 4 p.m. until the 6:30 p.m. memorial service at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Memorials are appreciated to the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.

For further information or directions, please call the funeral home at 547-4035. Please visit www.randledable.com to leave the family an online tribute message.