Obit: Troemner, James Oliver (1924 - 2012)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Troemner, Shetney, Moeller, Fisher, Mallory, Barrett

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 7/25/2012

Troemner, James Oliver (3 July 1924 - 12 July 2012) With Flag

James Oliver Troemner, 88, of Friendship, died Thursday, July 12, 2012, at the Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.

James was born July 3, 1924, in Quincy Township, Adams County, to Adolph and Clara Serena (Shetney) Troemner. He graduated from Adams-Friendship High School in 1943. James was a veteran of WWII, serving in the Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater of War. Following the war, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1950. James worked for Oscar Meyer in Davenport, IA and later for John Deere; from which he retired after 32 years of service. They returned to the old family homestead after retirement and have lived there since.

He married Susan Anna Moeller Aug. 20, 1949, in Sherwood Township, Clark County. They were sealed for time and eternity in the LDS temple in Idaho Falls, ID, June 23, 1960.

James enjoyed woodworking, repairing things, reading and helping other people. He served in many church callings throughout the years. James was ordained as an elder in 1960 and as a bishop in 1966.

He is survived by his wife, Susan A. Troemner of Friendship; sons, Mark A. (Suzanne) Troemner of Hudson, Gary E. (Terumi) Troemner of Okinawa City, Okinawa, Japan, Paul A. (Cynthia) Troemner of Indianapolis, IN, and Carl A. (Joan) Troemner of Centennial, CO; daughter, Colleen (Howard) Fisher of Centerville, UT; 24 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Audrey Troemner of De Forest and Theresa Mallory of Granton; and brother-in-law, Axel John Moeller of Tacoma, WA.

James was preceded in death by his parents, Adolph and Clara Serena Troemner; daughter, Freda Joy Troemner (1968); and brother, Allen Troemner (1981).

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 406 East Lake St, Friendship, with visitation from 1 p.m. until time of the service. Bishop John Barrett officiated. Interment was at the Quincy Cemetery, Town of Quincy, in Adams County.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home, Friendship, assisted the family.

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