James “Jim” Wery, 75, of Luxemburg, passed away at Algoma Long Term Care Unit on April 5, 2018. He was born July 29, 1942 to Edwin and Dora (Theys) Wery. On Feb. 10, 1962, he married Jeannie Baudhuin in Namur.
Jim and Jeannie raised five children and farmed in Duvall for most of their lives. Jim also worked for Hatco for a number of years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, playing cards, gardening and making lots of chicken booyah.
He is survived by his wife Jeannie, 5 children, Mike Wery, Milwaukee; Wanda (fiancé Charles Lucas) Hilsabeck, Sturgeon Bay; Kevin Wery, Boston, MA; Jamie (Lonnie) Wery, Charlestown, IN; and Ryan (Jodi) Wery, Brussels; 6 grandchildren, Melissa (Chris) Joppe, Nicole (Santosh Tumkur) Dellise, Ashley (fiancé Taylor Bley) Wery, Lexi Wery, Jackson Wery and Austin Wery; 2 great-grandchildren, Mason and Sophia Joppe; a brother Ken Wery (special friend Suzanne Piette), Green Bay; brother and sister-in-law Reggie and Nikki Baudhuin, Namur.
He was preceded in death by his parents, in-laws, Jim and Deloris Baudhuin and Marily Wery, and a special aunt Laura Theys.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am Monday, April 9, 2018 at St. Francis and St. Mary Parish in Brussels with burial at St. Mary of the Snow Cemetery. Friends may call at the Forbes Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay on Sunday from 3:00 – 7:00 pm and at the church on Monday from 10:00 am until the time of service. A prayer service is scheduled for 7:00 pm on Sunday at the funeral home.
Special thanks to Dr. Hogan, Dr. Aye, Dr. DeGrott, Dr. Powell, Door County Medical Center, Door County Home Health Care (especially Marla, William, Lynn, Jackie and Jim), and care givers, Margie, Morgan and Von, and Sue Johnson for all the wonderful care and support.