James "Jim" Temmel (1935 - 2014)

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Temmel, James Wunderly "Jim"

James Wunderly "Jim" Temmel, passed away April 9, 2014, at the age of 78 with his wife, Maureen by his side. Jim was born July 9, 1935 in Pittsburgh, PA ,to Andrew and Beatrice (nee Wunderly) Temmel. He is survived by his wife, Maureen (nee Lysaght); sister, Mary Jo (the late Ward) Swain; sisters-in-law, Kathleen Lysaght and Carol (the late Andy) Temmel; as well, as 9 nieces and nephews.

After living in Houston, Texas for 10 years, the family returned to Pittsburgh, where Jim attended St. Bernard's Grade School and graduated from Mt. Lebanon High School in 1954. He then attended the University of Notre Dame and graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where he also played football. Upon graduation, Jim started a career with AC Electronics in Milwaukee working on the Apollo Space Program. In 1969, he joined Johnson Controls, Inc. in Milwaukee, where he had a fulfilling 28 year career. During this time, Jim also received a degree in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University.

On April 4, 1964, Jim and Maureen (nee Lysaght) were married in Fond du Lac, WI. They recently celebrated 50 years of a wonderful marriage. Upon retiring, Jim and Maureen enjoyed summers in Harbor Springs, MI. A winter favorite was downhill skiing out West.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 15, at St. Mary Visitation Church, Elm Grove. (1260 Church St.) from 10 a.m. until the celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. On Wednesday, April 16th, a noon graveside service will be held Calvary Cemetery in Fond du Lac.

If desired, memorials to the .



Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on Apr. 13, 2014
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