James D. Theissen

James D. Theissen, 80, passed away peacefully the early morning Monday, Feb. 27, 2012.

He was the loving husband of Ann for 49 years; beloved father of Terry (Roger) Tetzlaff, Kathy (Paul) Keough, Jimmy Theissen and Jon (Jennifer) Theissen; dear grandfather of Jeremy (Chris) Tetzlaff, Virginia (Dave) Johnson, Valerie Tetzlaff, Jesse (Melissa) Tetzlaff, Joel (Becky) Tetzlaff, Kaitlin Keough, Sarah and Jamie Theissen and Eric and Mason Theissen; as well as four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Jean Verbert; a son, Jeff Theissen; and a grandson, Jody Tetzlaff.

Jim was a proud employee of Sears, Roebuck & Co. for 38 years, and an avid amateur ham radio operator. He loved to hunt and to fish and enjoyed the outdoors.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. funeral service Thursday, March 1, at at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 15250 W. National Ave., New Berlin.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.