Fred G. Timm, 88 |
Feb. 2, 1928 — April 22, 2016
Fred “Fritz” Timm, age 88, of Irma, passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016, at his home, under the care of Ministry Hospice.
Fred was born on Feb. 2, 1928, in Sheply to Fred C. and Meta (Brumm) Timm. He served our country in the U.S. Navy. Fritz graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Madison with a degree in agriculture. Fritz met the love of his life, Bernadine Lee, in Milwaukee. On June 10, 1978, Fred and Bernie were married in Las Vegas. He worked for over 36 years as the head of corporate transportation for AO Smith in Milwaukee.
In 1985, they moved their family to Tomahawk. He designed and built their dream log home in Irma. Fritz was a chairman of the town of Skanawan for 16 years. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. In his earlier days, Fritz played baseball for the Tomahawk Cubs and was on the boxing team. He was a skilled woodworker and loved carving. He was known for his carved wooden hand crosses.
Fred is survived by his wife, Bernadine Timm of Irma; children, Fred J. (Christine) Timm of Cedarburg, Susie Klinger of Tomahawk; Tom (Joan) Knorre of Montello, Patti (Colin Fannon) Knorre of Libertyville, Ill., Ron (Laura) Timm of Oshkosh and Jan (Joe) Keskinen of Pewaukee; and sister, Bonnie Daigle of Tomahawk. Fred is further survived by 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and four sisters.
The funeral service for Fred Timm will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the United Methodist Church in Tomahawk. Pastor Debra Hastings will officiate. Visitation will take place at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery in Irma.
The Krueger Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. You may view the full obituary and leave online condolences at www.kruegerfamilyfuneral.com.