James “Jim” Kraimer, 79, Wausau, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2023 at his home, under the care of Promedica Hospice.
Jim was born May 16, 1944 in Wausau, WI to Joseph and Sarah (Imhoff) Kraimer. He married Nancy Ann Miller on June 22, 1963.
Jim was a well-known building contractor in the Wausau Area and member of the Builders Association, acting as president in 1988. He was also a longtime member of the Elks Club and a member of Holy Name Catholic Church. He enjoyed spending time up north and especially spending time with family.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy; sons, Jeff (Lesley) granddaughters, Emma and Grace, Brian (Sandy) granddaughters, Ellie, Brianne and Cassidy, Bruce (Jennifer) grandson, Joseph and granddaughter, Alexandria; daughter, Jamie Hane (Eric) grandsons, Jake and Sam; sisters, Elaine Skrzypchak, Shirley Marlotty, Barb Lambrecht and Judy LeMoine; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Carol Zieglmeier; and brother in-laws, Wayne Skrzypchak and Phil Marlotty.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2023 at Holy Name Catholic Church, Wausau with visitation beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the church. Rev. Samuel Martin will preside. Luncheon to follow Mass at Bunkers at Tribute Golf Course, 1001 Golf Club Rd., Wausau at 12:30 p.m. Burial services will be private at Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau.
Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth Street, Wausau is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com