James Zellmer(1943 - 2013)

Zellmer, James

James G. Zellmer, age 70, of 310 Buehler Ave., Nekoosa, died Thursday, April 18, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital in Marshfield.

Private graveside services will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Nekoosa. Feldner/Ritchay Funeral Home of Nekoosa is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.ritchayfuneralhome.com.

James was born February 1, 1943 in Nekoosa to Raymond and Norma (Shutter) Zellmer. He married Kris Christensen on June 9, 1995 in Chattanooga, TN. James was a customer service representative for Georgia Pacific Corp. (Domtar) for 39 years, retiring in 2001. He enjoyed golfing and working in his yard.

He is survived by his wife, Kris of Nekoosa; 2 children, Jay (Barbara Skierka) Zellmer and Jodi Zellmer both of Stevens Point, and one brother Roger (Carol) Zellmer of Nekoosa.

James was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Sonia Zellmer.

The Zellmer family would like to thank the staff of St. Joseph Hospital, Surgical Critical Care and Medical Critical Care for their wonderful care of Jim.


Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Apr. 19, 2013