Valley Funeral Home Obituary: Baer, James T.

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Baer, James T.
James T. Baer, 60 of Appleton died Friday September 13, 2013. He was born in Allentown PA, on September 30, 1952, son of Elmer Baer and Jean Wilkinson (nee Peters). James married Jan Lucht (nee Gehrke) on June 5, 2009.

James worked as a Clinical Therapist for 11 years, he loved his job. He enjoyed reading, working on his ancestry, and watching sports. James was an avid Packer fan. He liked hiking at High Cliff State Park. His greatest love and enjoyment came from spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. James is survived by his loving wife, Jan; his children, Jamie (Chris) Hess, Appleton, and Adam Baer, Appleton; three step-children, Courtney (Brent) Erickson, Appleton, Ashley (Matt) Timm, Seymour, and Dan Christensen (Amy Prahl), Appleton; five grandchildren, Anna Hess, Christian Hess, Aavery Erickson-Frye, Camden Erickson, and Kyla Erickson; his parents, father, Elmer Baer, PA, and mother, Jean Wilkinson, PA; former spouse and mother of his children, Patricia Baer, Appleton; three sisters, Diane (Rusty) Frantz, PA, Amy (Jesse) Ziegler, PA, and Danette (Kevin) Roberts, PA; one brother, Tom (Chris) Baer, GA; and his dog, Flex. He was preceded in death by his step-father, William Wilkinson; and step-mother, Carol Baer. Memorial service will be 6:00 PM on Wednesday September 18, 2013 at VALLEY FUNERAL HOME. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday beginning at 3:00 PM until the hour of service. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established. Roots hold you close. Wings set you free.

Valley Funeral Home
2211 N. Richmond St.
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jennifer lloyd

Tom, Our deepest condolences to you and your family.If there is anything we can do for any of you please let us know.You will all be in our prayers.Instead of flowers we would like to contribute to the memorial.Again if there is anything we can do,let us know. Sincerely Delta Dept 381

michael s brady

Jan and Family, Just a note to let you know that you and your family have been in our thoughts and prayers. May the GOD of all comfort, bring you comfort during this difficult time and in the days ahead. "Come to me all who are weary and heaven-laden, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28 With love, George, Candace and Michaela Dorr

Candace E. Dorr
Richland, Michigan

We are very sorry to hear this, We have fond memories of him and his PA family. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time. May the memories you have give you peace comfort you.

Charles E Rothenberger
Allentown, Pennsylvania

Jim was a loving father, a gentle man and an incredible friend. My heart goes out to all his family and those closest to him. Until we meet again, my friend....

Deb Schmidt
Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Wayne F. Tauber
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