James "Jim" Temmel
1935 - 2014
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Temmel, James Wunderly "Jim"

James Wunderly "Jim" Temmel, passed away April 9, 2014, at the age of 78 with his wife, Maureen by his side. Jim was born July 9, 1935 in Pittsburgh, PA ,to Andrew and Beatrice (nee Wunderly) Temmel. He is survived by his wife, Maureen (nee Lysaght); sister, Mary Jo (the late Ward) Swain; sisters-in-law, Kathleen Lysaght and Carol (the late Andy) Temmel; as well, as 9 nieces and nephews.

After living in Houston, Texas for 10 years, the family returned to Pittsburgh, where Jim attended St. Bernard's Grade School and graduated from Mt. Lebanon High School in 1954. He then attended the University of Notre Dame and graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where he also played football. Upon graduation, Jim started a career with AC Electronics in Milwaukee working on the Apollo Space Program. In 1969, he joined Johnson Controls, Inc. in Milwaukee, where he had a fulfilling 28 year career. During this time, Jim also received a degree in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University.

On April 4, 1964, Jim and Maureen (nee Lysaght) were married in Fond du Lac, WI. They recently celebrated 50 years of a wonderful marriage. Upon retiring, Jim and Maureen enjoyed summers in Harbor Springs, MI. A winter favorite was downhill skiing out West.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 15, at St. Mary Visitation Church, Elm Grove. (1260 Church St.) from 10 a.m. until the celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. On Wednesday, April 16th, a noon graveside service will be held Calvary Cemetery in Fond du Lac.

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Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on Apr. 13, 2014.
10:00 - 11:30 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
11:30 AM
Graveside service
12:00 AM
Calvary Cemetery
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January 21, 2015
I'm sorry that I did not get to know James. I only discovered this sad update while doing family research. My mother was Evelyn Wunderly. James seemed like a wonderful person, my condolences to the family.
P Philbin
April 14, 2014
Very sorry to hear of Jim's passing. You and Jim were a wonderful couple and an important part of my parent's lives while they lived in Georgetown and Goshen.
Mike and Kathy Gissing
April 14, 2014
My sympathies Maureen. Jim was a great guy and we had many good times together both on and off the job.
Jim Tarkowski
April 14, 2014
"Tex" was what we always considered to be "a class act" from our days at St. Bernard's through Mt. Lebanon High School. Many of us were hoping he would make it to our 60th High School Reunion, this coming September. He will be sorely missed by so
many who were blessed to have known him.
Dick Hufnagel
Dick Hufnagel
April 14, 2014
Jim ='Tex"-was my very best friend through grade school, High School and at Notre Dame. I think of him as having an enormous influence on my young life. and on the life of all of his classmates, "Tex" was a gifted athlete and the essence of Christian goodness. All who know this remarkable man are the less today! John M Macdonald, MD
April 13, 2014
I knew Jim as a fellow employee. He was a great co-worker, manager, and a very nice person. May his memory and the love of God give his family comfort.
Tom Parris
April 13, 2014
Our hearts and prayers go out to you, Maureen. We have many wonderful memories of times we've spent with you and Jim. Wish we could be with you at this time.
Jim & Esther Gissing
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