James O. Himsel
Passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, age 90 years. Cherished husband of the late Joan for 63 years. Father of Daniel(Cathy) Himsel, Cindy(the late Tom) Chamberlain, and Nancy(Michael) Kennedy. Grandpa of Andrew(Kristen), Jonathan, Tim(Tara), Mike(Erin), the late Matt, Jenny(Mark), Lauren, Lindsay, and Nicholas. Great Grandpa of Isabelle, Caleb, Lydia, Linnea, Lachlan, Thorin, and two on the way shortly. Brother of Oliver(Ruth), the late Eldon(the late Bev),Laura(Phil), Ruthie(Merlin), and Elsie(Stan). Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Visitation will be held Monday, March 8, at Grace Church, 3626 HWY 31 Racine, from 9-10AM. A Memorial Service will follow at 10AM. The service can be livestreamed at https://www.facebook.com/graceinracine/.
James worked in engineering and manufacturing at various companies throughout his career, finally retiring from Spirit Mfg. He was an active member at Grace Church(Racine). James’ very strong faith led him to a life of service and caring for all. He had a life full of various hobbies, including being an avid sportsman, gunsmith, and working in his basement workshop. He will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Wounded Warriors, or the charity of your choice in James’ name, are appreciated.