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James W. Westerhausen

January 1, 1938 — October 21, 2022

Sheboygan

James W. Westerhausen

 

James W. Westerhausen, age 84, of Sheboygan passed away peacefully on Friday, October 21, 2022, at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

He was born at home in Pittsville, WI on January 1, 1938, to the late Walter and Thelma (Dimmette) Westerhausen.  Jim attended Marshfield High School.  On June 6, 1956, Jim married Yvonne Mayer in Bakersville, WI.  She preceded him in death on June 16, 2011.  Jim was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church.  He was employed at Kohler Company for over 33 years.  He was union steward and a member of Union 833. 

Jim enjoyed auto racing, watching his Wisconsin sports teams and WWE wrestling, camping, tinkering in his garage, and playing the lottery.  Above all, Jim loved spending his time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

He is survived by his children, James (Val) Westerhausen of Manitowoc, David Westerhausen of Houston, TX, Roxanne (Paul) Steeber of Kiel, Brent (Natasha) Westerhausen of Sheboygan and Carmen Westerhausen of Sheboygan; grandchildren, Nicholas (Shelby) Westerhausen, Amy (Kenny) Morris, Jessica (Dan) Anderson, Craig Westerhausen, Ryan (Amanda) Steeber, Jesse Steeber, Derek (Katie) Steeber, Grace Hasenstein, Kameron Hasenstein and Kira Westerhausen; great-grandchildren, Angeliyah Cofer, Amiya Morris, Kinsley Anderson, Parker Anderson, Dreagon Steeber, Raven Steeber, Kailee Rolph and Rhiannon Rolph; siblings, Joan Fredericks, Don Westerhausen, Carol Keel, Cathy Hastreiter and Beverly (David) Cooksey; nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Along with his parents and his wife Yvonne, Jim was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Laurie Louise and a brother Mike Westerhausen.

A Memorial Service for Jim will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, October 27, 2022, at Ballhorn Chapels, 1201 N 8th St. with Father Norberto Sandoval officiating.  Family will greet visitors on Thursday at the funeral home from 4:00 PM until the time of the service.  Jim will be laid to rest at Hillside Cemetery in Marshfield.

Memorial donations can be made in Jim's name to either the Sheboygan County Cancer Care Fund or Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

Jim's family would like to thank the staff at both Aurora Medical Center and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for the care and support given.

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Visitation

Thursday, October 27, 2022

4:00 - 6:00pm (Central time)

Ballhorn Chapels Funeral & Cremation Care Center

1201 N. 8th St., Sheboygan, WI 53081

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Memorial Service

Thursday, October 27, 2022

6:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Ballhorn Chapels Funeral & Cremation Care Center

1201 N. 8th St., Sheboygan, WI 53081

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