James A. Beimborn, 66
James A. Beimborn of Port Washington passed away on Saturday, July
23, 2011, at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton. He was 66 years old.
Jim was born in Port Washington on June 4, 1945, the son of Alex and
Erna Anschuetz Beimborn. He grew up in Port Washington and attended
Port Washington High School, where he was an active basketball
player, graduating in 1963.
After graduating from high school, Jim continued to play basketball
with the Port Washington Lakers. He also started working for Ozaukee
County as an equipment operator, retiring after over 35 years of
service. Jim was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton, a
charter member of the Snow Runners Snowmobile Club, and also the
McDonald’s Coffee Club.
He loved riding his motorcycle, currently a blue Honda Gold Wing, and
traveled extensively on his motorcycle, visiting every state. Jim
also enjoyed fishing on Lake Michigan and in Canada, snowmobiling and
watching his niece and nephews compete in sports.
Jim is survived by his brother, Rich of Port Washington; and his
sister, Delores (Dennis) Rickard of Cedarburg. He is further survived
by his niece, Erin; nephews, Alex (Carrie), Zac and Will Rickard; his
great-niece, Aubrey; his great-nephew, Mason; and four aunts, Elsa
Egerer of Cedarburg, Annie Hardt of Jackson, Lucille Matter of
Cedarburg and Rosalie Beimborn-Westphal of West Bend; other relatives
and many, many friends.
Funeral services will be held today, July 28, at 7 p.m. at St. Paul
Lutheran Church in Grafton with the Rev. Kenton Wendorf officiating.
Burial will take place in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation
will be held today, July 28, at the church from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to St. Paul Lutheran Church.
The Eernisse Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online
condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com.