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“Jim and I shared lots of stories about life and ham radio. I will deeply miss our talks. To Jim's family - What a trooper he was! The last time I...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Wayne Pennings

“You fought long and hard Jim, from us in the Ham Radio community: You are missed. When the tears dry, you will be remembered with a smile and stories...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: John Weitermann

“So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. I never realized that Jim lived in the Appleton area. It's been a long time since Jim and I spent time together in...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Mark Wilant (Grand Chute, WI)

“Jim was a good gentle man who handled his physical issues with grace, humility and gratitude. He was a good friend of Bill. We shared a love of the...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Eric Andersen - Kaukauna, WI

“Kathy, My deepest sympathies to you and your family. I met Jim 20 years ago through our shared passion for ham radio and we quickly became pals. He...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Brad Wessels

“My deepest sympathy to you, Kathy and family, on the loss of your brother, Jim. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. ...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Sandy Jacobson

“Sincere condolences regarding the passing of a truly wonderful and insightful friend. Fond memories growing up with Jim on the south side of...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Randy Hudzinski


James W. Wierzba, age 68, of Appleton, passed away on August 26, 2017. He was born July 30, 1949 in Milwaukee, son of the late Joe and Ceil (Borlik) Wierzba. Jim was a proud veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed Ham Radio and spending time “up north”. He was a friend of Bill W. Jim is survived by his sister, Kathy (Tom) Wallace; niece Kristy (Jason) Kolpack; nephew Tom (Kristin) Wallace; and other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held for Jim at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME-TRI COUNTY CHAPEL, 1592 S. Oneida St. Menasha, 54952. There will be a time of visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com. Special thanks to Aunt Marilyn and dear friends Mory and Brad, for their unwavering kindness to Jim over the years. With deep gratitude to FVHO staff and Dr. Phillips, Affinity Hospice, and the Brewster Village staff for their compassionate care.