James M. O誰eil, 74

James M. O誰eil of Milwaukee, formerly of Cedarburg, died peacefully at Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls on Sept. 8, 2016, at the age of 74.

James was born in Milwaukee, the son of the late Fred and Pauline (nee Groff) O誰eil. James was a member of the Cedarburg High School Class of 1960. James proudly served in the United States Navy from 1961 to 1964, and was a member of the Peter Wollner American Legion Post 288 in Cedarburg. James was a former employee of American Can Co. and also worked as a security guard at many facilities. James enjoyed building model Navy ships, fishing, reading, watching the History and Military channels and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.

James is survived by his sister, Kathy (Chuck) Thiele; children, Tim O誰eil and Tammy Kaewpalug; nieces and nephews, John P. O誰eil II, Duane (Shawnna) Thiele, Kelly (Tom) Dennison, Chrissy Thiele (Aaron Zwiefel) and Cory (Tom) Schoof. James is further survived by other relatives and many friends. James was preceded in death two brothers, Lynn and John.

The family wishes to thank nurses and staff at The Villa at Bradley in Milwaukee for their loving care these past eight years.

A funeral service will be held at Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory in Cedarburg on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, at 5 p.m. with Rev. John Norquist officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Inurnment will be at Immanuel Cemetery in Cedarburg. Memorials to the Ozaukee Humane Society appreciated. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.muellerfuneralhome.com.