June 30, 1944 – February 24, 2016
U.S. VeteranJames W. “Jim” Bierhals, age 71, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at his Green Valley home.
Jim was born in Green Bay, on June 30, 1944, a son of the late Godfrey and Irene (Wichmann) Bierhals. He was married to Eileen H. (Pienta) and together they raised a son and daughter. Jim worked as a cut-off operator at Warvels prior to his retirement. He liked gardening, and was a shortwave radio hobbyist. He also enjoyed “tinkering” and worked on anything mechanical, including T.V.’s.
Jim is survived by his loving wife, Eileen, his son Nicholas (Jody) Bierhals of Gillett and his daughter Christina (Eric) Eger of De Pere. He also leaves his grandchildren: Zach, Kathy, Anna and Will, and one expected grandchild. Further survived by his brother Daniel, his sisters Carol (Wayne) Kopke of Abrams and Shirley Brokiewicz of De Pere; his in-laws Jack (Peg) Pienta of CA, Tom (Ruth) Pienta of Pulaski and Veronica (Jim) McGillevary of FL; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters Ruth Warner and Margie Wolske and his in-laws: Jim and Joe Pienta and Ruth Lesko.
Friends and relatives may call on the family on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 9 to 10:45 AM at GILLETT BAPTIST CHURCH (10780 Town Hall Road, Gillett). A funeral service will be held at 11 AM with full military honors to follow. Final rest will be private.
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Memorials to the family are appreciated.