James F. Tannis
July 17, 1947 — April 12, 2015
James F. Tannis passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at age 67 years. He was the dear husband of Cheryl (nee Fox); loving father of Travis and Caitlin; and brother of Richard Tannis. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
Jim loved go-kart racing, tractors, motorcycles, horses and scuba diving. He loved muscle cars and hot rods. He was a tool maker in Milwaukee for many years. He served his country in the U.S. Navy.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Angels-Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc for their loving care.
A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, April 16, from 4:30 PM until the time of a memorial service at 6:30 PM at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.
Church and Chapel Funeral Home of Waukesha is serving the Tannis family. For more information, call 262-827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary or leave condolences.