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Pelky, James "Jim"

James "Jim" P. Pelky, 76, Town of Oneida, passed away peacefully Thursday, September 20, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born May 16, 1936 in Shawano County, a son of the late Henry and Esther (Wichman) Pelky. On March 7, 1959, Jim married the former Winnifred "Winnie" Skenandore.

Jim enjoyed the outdoors especially hunting and fishing. He was a builder who loved working with his hands. He was a wonderful husband, dad, grandpa, and great grandpa, who will be loved and missed

Jim is survived by his wife Winnie Pelky; ten children: Peter (Kymberley) Pelky, Patricia (Ray) Heckner, Patrick (Lisa) Pelky, Penny Pelky, Paul (Mel) Pelkey, Kurt (Ellen) Pelky, Paige (Greg) Finkel, Kevin (Jacqueline) Pelky, Kim (Joe) Cackowski, and Kristal (Chad) Hill; 32 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; two sisters: Shirley (Richard) Wills and Elizabeth (Norbert) Young; and a brother Henry (Karen) Pelky . He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Esther Pelky; four brothers; and three sisters.

Friends and family may visit at St. Joseph Catholic Church 145 St. Joseph Dr., Oneida, on Monday, September 24, 2012, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. John Katamba officiating and Deacon Everett "Bobby" Doxtator assisting. Please visit to send online condolences to the Pelky family.

Jim's family wishes to send heartfelt thanks to A.M.C. and the Oncology Department and to Theda Care for all they did for Jim and his family.


Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Sept. 23, 2012
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