Age 56, passed away at his home with his family at his side on Thursday, April 19, 2001. Jim was born in Appleton on October 28, 1944, son of the late John and Helen (Vanden Heuvel) Lamers. Sr. On October 18, 1966, he married the former Carol Lornson in Combined Locks; she survives. Jim was well known for his agricultural building designs. These designs were widely used by Fox Structures of Kaukauna. He also developed a large network of treasured friends and associates through his internet-based business. Jim was a member and leader of the Cross and Crown Prayer Group and will be remembered by many as a true friend, confidant, advisor, and counselor. His quick wit and sense of humor made Jim a man who people genuinely enjoyed spending time with. Jim enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family and grandchildren, golfing, and pheasant hunting with his son, Mark.
He is survived by his wife: Carol Lamers of Kimberly; four daughters: Barbara (Rick) Derks of Mackville, Carmen (Kurt) Wollenberg of Darboy, Patricia (Sean) Clancy of Appleton, and Jenny Lamers of Appleton; a son: Mark (Jennifer) Lamers of Kaukauna; eight grandchildren: Andy Derks and his special friend Kim, Becky Derks, Adam Derks, Luke Wollenberg, Chelsea Wollenberg, Kristopher Clancy, Hayley Lamers, and Lindsay Lamers; three sisters: Mary (Elton) Petersen of DePere, Carol (Orville) Gossen of DePere, and Ione (Budd) Gerrits of Greenleaf; three brothers: Maurice (Dallas) Lamers of Wrightstown, Denis (Connie) Lamers of Wrightstown, and John Lamers of Little Suamico and his special friend Marge.
The funeral liturgy for Jim will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, April 23, 2001 at ST. PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH, 410 Wallace Street in Combined Locks with Msgr. Jim Vanden Hogen officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call from 4 ‚Äì 8 PM Sunday at the funeral home and again Monday morning at the church from 9:30 until the hour of the liturgy.
‚ÄúI have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness.‚Äù -II Timothy 4:7-8
Greenwood Fargo Funeral Home
500 Hendricks Avenue
Kaukauna, Wisconsin 54130