James E. Griffin

WALWORTH, Wis. – James E. Griffin, 75, of Walworth, Wis., formerly of Hebron, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn, Wis.
Jim was born in Chicago on Nov. 30, 1937, a son of the late Dennis and Margaret (Lauffenburg) Griffin.
He was a graduate of Lane Tech in Chicago.
He was married to Lorretta Stomper on April 1, 1967, in Cary.
He owned and operated Priority One and Reproduction Resources in Hebron for more than 16 years before retiring in 2002.
He was past president of the Hebron Business Association. He also served on the Alden-Hebron School Advisory Committee.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Jim is survived by his wife, Lorretta; a daughter, Cindy (Kenneth) Pedraza of Hebron; a son, Michael (Kecia) Griffin of Woodstock; six grandchildren, Molly, Maggie, Jacob, Katie, Kendall and Collin; and by three brothers, Kenneth Griffin of New Blaine, Ark., and William and Thomas Griffin, both of Burlington, Wis.
Jim was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard and Lawrence.
The visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at Ehorn-Adams Funeral Home, 9625 Main St., Hebron. Private family services will be Monday, Aug. 26, with Fr. Norberto Sandoval officiating. Interment will be in Linn-Hebron Cemetery in Hebron.
For information, call 815 648-2054 or visit www.ehornadams.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Aug. 24, 2013