James H. French, "Frenchie", of Appleton, age 68, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2012. He was born March 28, 1944 in Beloit, WI, son of the late Hugh and Norma (Cribelar) French.
Jimmy had a gift for making lamps and was known to make them out of anything. He had a nice business of selling them and fixing lamps for others.
Survivors include four sisters: Betty Lou (Arnold) Skottet, Green Lake, Myrna Snell, Shiocton, Deanna Quade, Rhinelander, Donna French, Ogema, WI; a brother, Raymond French, Nevada; two half sisters: Lora (Danny) French Neldon, Tahlequah, OK, Lois French, St. Paul, MN; as well as several nieces, nephews and many friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene French.
A memorial service will be held in February and announced at that time.
Westgor Funeral Home
1140 Appleton Road