James J. Rademacher(1932 - 2014)

Rademacher, James J. “Jim”; age 82; of Alma; passed away on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at his home with his family by his side. He was born March 30, 1932 in St. Johns the son of Joseph and Bertha (Motz) Rademacher. On August 25, 1952 he married Virginia “Ginny” Towersey. Jim worked as the Assistant Plant Manager at Alma Plastics for over 30 years before his retirement. Jim was a member of Nativity of the Lord Parish, Knights of Columbus Council 2966 Servants of the Holy Family and a member of the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the Alma Elks Lodge #1400. Jim was an avid hunter, fisherman and Notre Dame Fan. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking and carpentry.Jim is survived by 7 children, Julie (Richard) Kepler of Greenville, Michael (Sheila) Rademacher of Alma, Patrick (Patricia) Rademacher of Dearborn Heights, Jeff (Mary) Rademacher of Waterford, Mark (Kelly) Rademacher of Rockford, Marcia (Tim) Huntoon of Alma and Tracy (Joe) Pazitka of Holt; 20 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren; 3 brothers, Richard Rademacher, Al (Nancy) Rademacher, Lee (Lorraine) Rademacher; and a sister, Marleen Hartman.He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Ginny in 2009. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Nativity of the Lord Parish in Alma. Interment will be held in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Lux-Moody - Wolfel Funeral Home, Alma with a Prayer Service being held at 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family. To view Jim’s obituary online or to leave a condolence for the family please visit www.luxfuneralhomes.com

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Lux-Moody-Wolfel Funeral Home - Alma
531 N State St.  Alma, MI 48801
Published in Morning Sun on Aug. 6, 2014