James W. Wierzba
July 30, 1949 - August 26, 2017
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1592 Oneida Street
Menasha, WI 54952
Saturday 9/2, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel
1592 Oneida Street
Menasha, WI 54952
Saturday 9/2, 11:30 am - 12:30 am

James W. Wierzba, age 68, of Appleton, passed away on August 26, 2017. He was born July 30, 1949 in Milwaukee, son of the late Joe and Ceil (Borlik) Wierzba. Jim was a proud veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed Ham Radio and spending time “up north”. He was a friend of…

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Most Rev. Leland Lannoye, WA9AOE left a message on December 20, 2017:
At the time of Jim's passing, we were moving to the Atlanta area due to family and health issues or our own. You have my deepest sympathies. I will commemorate Jim in the Divine Liturgy.
Wayne Pennings left a message on September 3, 2017:
Jim and I shared lots of stories about life and ham radio. I will deeply miss our talks. To Jim's family - What a trooper he was! The last time I talked to Jim, he accepted Our Lord's plan, and he told me that he was ready. Kathy - Thanks for attempting to call me and let me know of his passing. God bless each and every one of you.
John Weitermann left a message on September 3, 2017:
You fought long and hard Jim, from us in the Ham Radio community: You are missed. When the tears dry, you will be remembered with a smile and stories shared. Rest in Peace.
Mark Wilant (Grand Chute, WI) left a message on September 2, 2017:
So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. I never realized that Jim lived in the Appleton area. It's been a long time since Jim and I spent time together in elementary school (grades 5 through 8 and graduation from St. Gregory the Great in Milwaukee). May your fond memories be a source of consolation at this difficult time. Godspeed Jim!
S. Hamm left a message on August 31, 2017:
"And He will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more..." May this promise from our loving Creator bring you some comfort during this difficult time of loss. (Revelation 21:4) Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your dear loved one.
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Brad Wessels left a message on August 31, 2017:
Kathy, My deepest sympathies to you and your family. I met Jim 20 years ago through our shared passion for ham radio and we quickly became pals. He was caring for his father living in a duplex near me. Jim had a great sense of humor and I always admired how he weathered the many difficulties in his life. I let him know often his service to our nation was so appreciated. I will miss our regular chats on the local ham repeater, going to hamfests with him, and his visits to my house to chase "DX". Again my heartfelt condolences.
M B left a message on August 30, 2017:
I extend my heartfelt sympathy to the Wierzba family. May those precious memories of your dear loved one James be foremost in your hearts and minds along with this wonderful promise that Jesus made at John 5:28, 29. Again, my sincere condolences.
Randy Hudzinski left a message on August 30, 2017:
Sincere condolences regarding the passing of a truly wonderful and insightful friend. Fond memories growing up with Jim on the south side of Milwaukee off of 62nd and Oklahoma. Jim was a pioneer in radio (KBK-6804-11 meters CB) and later Amateur (Ham Radio). Special blessings from your friend Tom Hudzinski -another alumni from Pulaski High School. Jim was an inspiration to all. God's speed. Thank you buddy for your service in the U.S. Army. Your friends in Christ: Tom, Jeff, Randy and Ray Hudzinski
Sandy Jacobson left a message on August 30, 2017:
My deepest sympathy to you, Kathy and family, on the loss of your brother, Jim. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Sandy Jacobson
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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