James J. Stallman, 68|
Aug. 3, 1946 -- Jan. 3, 2015
James J. Stallman. “Jim,” “Na-Na,” 68, of Hartford, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee, with his dear friend Sarah and family by his side.
James was born on Aug. 23, 1946, in West Bend, to Florian and Irene (nee Boldt) Stallman.
Jim graduated in 1966 from Kewaskum Community High School and then served in the U.S. Army from 1966-68. He was a life member of the Disabled American Veteran’s Chapter 58 in West Bend.
Jim was a welder, employed for 16 1/2 years at the Gehl Co. as well as A.O. Smith. Jim loved John Deere, Fords, knew almost every make and model of any vehicle, and also enjoyed fishing.
He is survived by his special best friend, Sarah Wesner; loving children, Ann (Larry) Gross, Danielle Stallman, Jaime Stallman, Frank (Kristie) Stallman and Ciji Stallman (Jeff Jensen); 11 cherished grandchildren, Brandon, Larry Jr., Kendranya, Cassidy, Brianna, Jessica, Ken Jr., Keith, Allison, Chloe and Jackson; and one cherished great-grandson, Jariel; dear siblings, John Stallman, Charles (Judy) Stallman and Faye Laper; dear siblings-in-law, Gary Kalkofen and Andrea Stallman; and Sarah’s mother and siblings: Gloria Klein, John Heisel, and Mary Wesner. He is further survived by many other treasured nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Jim is preceded in death by his parents, Florian and Irene Stallman; siblings, Charlotte Kalkofen, Betty (Tony) Mueller and Ray Stallman; sister-in-law, Jean Stallman; and Sarah’s father and Jim’s dear friend, Charlie Klein.
Per James’ wishes, no formal funeral services will be held, but please join the family in remembering his life on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Shimon Funeral Home (824 Union St., Hartford, WI 53027).
Interment to follow in Newark Cemetery in the town of Barton. In lieu of flowers and in memory of Jim, contributions to the West Bend DAV Chapter 58 or to the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center are appreciated.
Jim’s family would like to share their sincere and heartfelt gratitude to the sixth-floor physicians and nursing staff at the Zablocki VA, a very, very special thank you to the transporters from Transtar, and those who God blessed Jim with who helped with transportation to and from the Zablocki VA Medical Center.
The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at: www.shimonfuneralhome.com 262-673-9500.