James A. Gollnick, 75


James A. Gollnick of Cedarburg died peacefully at Horizon Hospice, Mequon, surrounded by his family on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the age of 75.

Jim was born in Cedarburg on Dec. 29, 1937, the son of Albert and Lilly (nee Ladwig) Gollnick. Jim was united in marriage on Aug. 16, 1958, to Ruth (nee Jung). Jim worked for Cedarburg Light & Water for 33 years. Jim was a graduate of Cedarburg High School and a member of the Golden Bulldogs; was currently on the board of the Wisconsin Bird and Game Breeders Association; was a former board member of the American Pheasant and Waterfowl Society; past president of the Newburg Sportsmanís Club; past general leader of the Covered Bridge 4-H Club; past president of the Ozaukee County 4H Leaders Association; and a passive member of the Cedarburg Fire Department.

Jim enjoyed hunting, trap shooting, walking and especially loved attending his grandchildrenís activities.

Jim is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Ruth (nee Jung); children, Diane (Bob) Kettlewell, Janet (Tom) Polum and James (Jamie) Gollnick; grandchildren, Krystie Kettlewell, Kimberly and Kyle Polum, Andrew (Kristin) Gollnick and Michael Gollnick. Jim is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Jim was preceded in death by has parents; a brother, Roger; an uncle, Allie Ladwig; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Oscar and Amelia Jung; brothers-in-law, Lloyd and Vernon Jung; and one grandson, Eric Kettlewell.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. Family will receive friends at the church on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Memorials to Faith Lutheran Church are appreciated. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.muellerfuneralhome.com.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.