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“To family and friends: I am a high school classmate of Jim's, and even though we had not kept in touch over the years, I remember him as a bright,...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Natasha Jones - Columbus, OH

“Lana and family,I am sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences.Louann Biddick ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Lana,My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jim was a wonderful, kind man who took special interest in every person who worked at...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Diana Watson - Dearborn, MI

“I began working at WyandotteHosp in September 2001. What impressed me the most about this man was that he knew everyone by name and department....Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Elizabeth Fiddock - Allen Park, MI

“I am a part of Henry Ford Health System, at HF Wyandotte 1998-2008. Jim represented the true meaning of Leadership and Professionalism. He always...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Janet Little - Wyandotte, MI

“Sorry to hear about Jim, I always enjoyed working with him.Paul Sujdak RN ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

HFWH HIM Dept Employee Recognition  Carol Bridges, Theresa Crump, Jim Sexton, Karen Lopez “While working with Jim at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital I truly learned the meaning of World Class Service Excellence and Leadership. He was a strong...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Theresa Crump - Wyandotte, MI

“After working with Jim at Henry Ford and maintaining contact for years after, he left a lasting impression with me that I will never forget. I will...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Tom Wasserman - Stillwater, MN

“Dear Jim, I am so sorry we did not have many more years to talk and share insights about leadership and God. It was my pleasure to work with you. I...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Prudence Cole - MI

“I was privileged to work with Jim at Henry Ford Wyandotte. He was a great mentor and teacher to me and I'm eternaly grateful. So sorry for your loss...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Rand O'Leary - Eugene, OR

“Lana,I joined the Henry Ford Team because of Jim. He asked me to serve on the Wyandotte Board in 2002.When I became frustrated with the complexities...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Wes Paisley - Bay Harbor, MI

“So sorry for the loss of such a leader that stepped in to serve St. Agnes Hospital as the first lay president and CEO. Jim was a pleasure to work...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Shelly Haberman - Fond du Lac, WI

“Lana, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you and your family. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Heidie Gorno

“Our sincere sympathy to the entire Sexton family. Lana our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We appreciated the opportunity to know Jim and his...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Fred Kaiser - Maple Grove, MN


James was born on November 1, 1946 and passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016.

James was a resident of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin at the time of his passing.

He graduated from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio with a BA degree in Economics and Business Administration and earned a Master's degree in Hospital Administration from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

He was married to Lana K. Resop.

Visitation: The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, November 25, 2016 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division Street in Fond du Lac. Visitation will also be held on Saturday, November 26, from 10:00 to 10:45 AM at Salem United Methodist Church, 120 Sheboygan Street in Fond du Lac.

Service: A memorial service will follow the visitation at 11:00 AM at Salem United Methodist Church. Inurnment will be in the Rienzi Mausoleum. Cremation has taken place.VISITATION
Friday
25
Nov
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Zacherl Funeral Home
875 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

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VISITATION
Saturday
26
Nov
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Salem United Methodist Church
120 Sheboygan Street
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54935

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SERVICE
Saturday
26
Nov
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Salem United Methodist Church
120 Sheboygan Street
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54935

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GRAVESIDE
Saturday
26
Nov
12:20 PM - 12:40 PM
Rienzi Cemetery
Rienzi Road
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54937

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Cemetery Details

LOCATION
Rienzi Cemetery
Rienzi Road
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54937.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to St. Mary's Springs Academy, The James J. Sexton Scholarship or Salem United Methodist Church.
Memorial Contribution
ST. MARY'S SPRINGS ACADEMY
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The James J. Sexton Scholarship fund.
SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
120 Sheboygan Street
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54935.

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