James England

    James England, 88, formerly from Marinette, Wis., passed away at their Howard home on Saturday, July 11, 2020. He was born in Menominee, Mich., on June 9, 1932, to the late John and Katherine (Davis) England.

   James graduated from Marinette High School and married Marlene Gehler on Oct. 30, 1954, in Peshtigo, Wis. He was employed at Badger Paper Mill and later worked at Walmart in Marinette assembling bicycles. He volunteered at Bay Area Hospital and was an active member of Pioneer Presbyterian Church of Marinette. He loved tinkering with his Model T’s and touring with the local Model T Club. He also enjoyed traveling and being with his family.

    Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Marlene; children: Jill (David) Fritz, Jeff (Lorri Kieff) England and John (Kellie) England; grandchildren: Andrew Fritz, Ryan (Sara) Fritz, Marie (Nick) Ott, Adam England and Olivia England; great-grandchildren: Lexi Fritz, Lukas Fritz and Emilee Ott. James was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, William England.

    A private memorial dervice will be held at Pfotenhauer Funeral Home, on Thursday, July 16, 2020.

    Online condolences welcome at www.PfotenhauerFuneralHome.com.