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James R. Dins

June 18, 1933 — March 27, 2018

James R. Dins, 84, of Appleton, WI, passed away on March 27, 2018 at his home with his family by his side.

James was born in Menominee, MI to Elmer and Mary Dins on June 18, 1933. He went to school at Lincolin High School in Manitowac. He married Dolores Laux on September 11, 1954 they had 63 wonderful years together. He worked as a construction foremen for the AT&T Phone Company for 36 years. He served in the United States Army. He enjoyed spending his time in the outdoors. He loved traveling, fishing, camping and was an avid reader. He was a family man, and his family was the most important part of his life.

James is preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Mary Dins; and his siblings, Charles Dins, Marion Beattie, and Ronald Dins.

James is survived by his wife, Dolores Dins; children, Dianne (Norm) Binger, Michael (Malisa) Dins, and Laurie (David) Stephan; grandchildren, Corey (Jennifer) Dins, Caroline (Andrew) Lamb, Quinn Stephan, and Elinor Stephan; great-grandchildren, Catherine Lamb, Thomas Lamb, and Elliot Dins.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Fox Valley Humane Association.

Visitation will be held at 9:30am until the time of the Funeral Mass on Monday, April 2, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church 222 E Fremont St, Appleton, WI 54915.

Funeral Mass will be held at 11am on Monday, April 2, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church 222 E Fremont St, Appleton, WI 54915 with Fr. Jon Thorsen officiating. Burial will take place at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery at 3:45pm on Monday.

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Saturday, April 2, 2022

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222 E Fremont St, Appleton, WI 54915

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