Casebeer, James H.
James H. Casebeer, age 78, of Two Rivers, died Wednesday morning, November 13, 2013, surrounded by his loving family at his residence.
Jim was born April 21, 1935, in Menominee, MI, son of the late George and Gertrude (Sandberg) Casebeer. He graduated from Stephenson High School with the class of 1954 and attended Milwaukee School of Engineering. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean war. On September 8, 1956, Jim married the former Nona C. Sundberg in Stephenson, MI. Jim was a supervisor in the dairy industry. Prior to his retirement he worked at LDI Industries in Manitowoc. Jim was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Masonic Lodge, Two Rivers Senior Center, Westshore Sportsman Club, and was a director of the Manitowoc Fish and Game. He volunteered at Emanuel United Methodist Church, the Two Rivers Senior Center and Aurora Medical Center. Jim enjoyed reading, camping, hunting, fishing, his dog Max and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Nona, Two Rivers; two sons and one daughter-in-law: Michael and Virginia Casebeer, Two Rivers; David Casebeer and special friend Lisa Salentine, Mishicot; one daughter and son-in-law: Susan and David Coffin, Little Chute; five grandchildren: Jacob Casebeer, Drew Casebeer, Amber Casebeer, Hannah Coffin, and Olivia Coffin; one sister: Norma LeSage and special friend Robert, Green Bay; one sister-in-law: Jean Voelker, MI.
He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Catherine and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at Emanuel United Methodist Church in Two Rivers. Officiating at the service will be Rev. Joan Frost. Burial will be at Forest View Cemetery, Two Rivers.
The family will greet relatives and friends on Saturday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m., when Masonic Rites will be accorded by the Masonic Lodge #0065.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.kleinandstangel.com
Memorials may be made in Jim's name to Emanuel United Methodist Church.
The Klein & Stangel Funeral Home, Two Rivers, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.
Jim's family would like to thank the staff at Aurora Medical Center in Two Rivers, Aurora BayCare in Green Bay, and Aurora VNA Hospice for the care and compassion they provided.
Dad, we will miss your kind spirit and sense of humor. You were a wonderful husband, father and grandpa. Until we meet again, we love you.
Klein & Stangel Funeral Home
1420 22nd Street Two Rivers, WI 54241
Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Nov. 15, 2013