James R. Widmer

May 1, 1926 - December 25, 2019
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James Richard Widmer went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Christmas Day of 2019. He was reunited with the love of his life, Shirley, along with many dear family members and friends. Jim was born on May 1, 1926, in Theresa, Wisconsin, the son of Swiss immigrants John Otto Widmer & MarieContinue Reading

George and Nancy Kern left a message on January 5, 2020:

We met Jim and Shirley over 15 years ago on a European bike tour with UWSP. We kept up with them through Christmas cards over the years. We were saddened when Shirley passed away in 2014, and are sorry to hear that Jim left us on Christmas Day. We will miss him, and the wonderful photographs he often included in his cards.

John Esselman left a message on December 31, 2019:

I've put this in print, back in 2010, but it bears repeating. Jim and Shirley, your kindness and friendship will be treasured forever. You have touched the hearts of those around you more than you will ever know. Thanks for sharing the Widmer charm.

Chic & Jan Wagner left a message on December 31, 2019:

My condolences to the extended Widmer family on Jims passing. He also helped wear the edges off the grey bricks creating the elusive "Brick Cheese" through the decades.
Rest know Mr. Cheese Jim,
Send a photo of heaven.
God Bless,

Richard Swalby left a message on December 30, 2019:

An iconic member of the community of Theresa. Man of history through his photography. Richard A Swalby

Linda Domke left a message on December 28, 2019:

So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed talking to him. He was always so nice. His photographs, oh his photographs! The service to his country helped keep us free.

Koepsell Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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