James A. Commons, 67

James A. Commons of Mequon, surrounded by his family, found peace on Dec. 15, 2012, at the age of 67 after a long battle with cancer.

Jim was born in Milwaukee on Sept. 20, 1945, the son of Clifford and Jean (nee Paton) Commons, who preceded him in death. Jim was united in marriage on Jan. 8, 1966, at First Immanuel Lutheran Church to Bonnie (nee Korb). Jim worked as a salesman for Lesson Electric.

Jimís favorite hobbies were fishing and golfing.

Jim is survived by his wife, Bonnie (Nee Korb); son, Cary (Michelle); daughter, Tracy; grandsons, Ryan and Zach; sister, Sue

(Donald) Verran; brothers, Steve (Holly) Commons and Dennis Commons; sisters-in-law, Peggy (Dale) Blaubach, Kathi (Terry) Marcum and Patti (Dick) Bronk; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including those from Leeson.

At Jimís request, a private family service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society are appreciated.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.muellerfuneralhome.com.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.