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James Van Lanen - Departed on Mar 06, 2008 - Town of Gardner, WI
James Van Lanen - Departed on Mar 06, 2008 - Town of Gardner, WI

James Van Lanen

Born in Green Bay, WI on Nov 17, 1943

Died on Mar 06, 2008 and resided in Town of Gardner, WI

James F. "Jim" Van Lanen, 64, of Little Sturgeon Bay, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2008 at his home. Jim was born November 17, 1943 in Green Bay, the son of Minnie (Vanden Hoogen) Van Lanen, DePere and the late Elmer Van Lanen. He married Sharon Whiting on May 22, 1965 at St. Mary´s in DePere. Jim was a member of Local #139 and worked as a heavy equipment operator for many years, retiring in 2005. He loved to hunt, fish, play pool and enjoyed the company of his friends. Survivors include his mother Minnie Van Lanen, DePere; his former wife, Sharon Van Lanen, Green Bay, his children and their families; Michelle Walker, Gillett and her children Abby and Emma, Angela (Mark) Greene, Bellevue and their children Cameron and Caeden, Russell (Kim) Van Lanen, Green Bay and their children Kiley and Leah, Randall (Jenny) Van Lanen and their children Stephanie and Brett; three sisters, Marianne (Don) Gibbons and Carol (Bill) Felber, both of Bellevue and Arleen (Bob) Grignon, Ledgeview. Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. on Sunday, March 9, 2008 from 1 p.m. until the time of services. Funeral services will be 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with Rev. John Harper officiating. Online condolences may be expressed to the Van Lanen family at www.prokowall.com.

Service: Sunday Mar 9, 2008, 5:00 PM at Proko-Wall Funeral Home & Crematory

Visitation: Sunday Mar 9, 2008, 1:00-5:00 PM at Proko-Wall Funeral Home & Crematory

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