1935 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
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 (Wunderly) Temmel. He is survived by his wife, Maureen (Lysaght); sister, Mary Jo (the late Ward) Swain; sisters-in-law, Kathleen Lysaght and Carol (the late Andy) Temmel; as well as nine nieces and nephews. After living in Houston, Texas for ten 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 (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, 2014, at St. Mary Visitation Church, 1260 Church St., Elm Grove, WI, from 10 a.m. until the celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, a noon graveside service will be held in Calvary Cemetery in Fond du Lac. If desired, memorials may be made to the .
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Apr. 13 to Apr. 14, 2014
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