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“Glenda, I knew you when my Mother, Shirley Frick, lived at the Heritage. I was saddened to learn that your husband was taken from you so suddenly...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Shirley Johnson - Appleton, WI

“Dear Aunt Glenda and my cousins, I am so sorry to hear about Uncle Jim. I know this is very hard for you, and so unexpected. My thoughts and prayers...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Colleen Tedlund Olin - WA

“Dear Family Kufner, there is no way to express how much the loss of a loved one hurts. My wife and I are speechless. We hope that you find the...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Dominik Wohlfarth - Freiburg

“Jean and families, I want to express my Sympathy to you and your family for another loss. It is extremely hard to accept all this sorrow, I know. ...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Shirley Fockel - Larsen, WI

“Dear Glenda and Family: There may not be any tears in heaven,but they flow freely here on earth. Jesus experience it. When he wept over his friend...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: Robert & Nancy Novotny - Appleton, WI

“To Glenda, Lane, Jared, Justin and Jana, I will not be able to be with you today, but will light a candle at the cathedral here in Puerto Vallarta. ...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Marge Van Heuklon - Appleton, WI

“We are so sorry that we can't attend Jim's service. We are in Naples and are flying home today, getting home this evening. Our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Wm & Bonnie Novotny - Appleton, WI

“I am a school Friend of Lane's. Sorry for your loss, you and your family are in our prayers. ”
8 of 24 | Posted by: Dean Dye - Pequot Lakes, MN

“Dear Glenda and family, I was suprised and shocked to hear the news about Uncle Jim. One of the last times I saw him was at the hospital last...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Patrice Wagner - Appleton, WI

“Dear Glenda and kids, Please accept my deepest condolences. I am so shocked and sorry for your loss. I am praying for you now and in the days...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Marge Van Heuklon - Appleton, WI

“Glenda and family, I'm so sorry to hear about Jim. When I think of Jim it has always been as more of a friend than as an uncle or relative. When I...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Donald Wojahn - Eau Claire, WI

“So sorry to here of your loss. Jim was a classmate of mine oh so many years ago 45 years but we had a lot of fun. I know he will be missed by family...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Tom Flood - Davenport, FL

“Dear Great Aunt Glenda and my lovely cousins, I'm so very sorry to hear about Uncle Jim. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Mindy McKenzie - Tacoma, WA

“Glenda, I am so sorry for your tremendous loss. I am keeping you in my heart and in my prayers. Vicki ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Vicki Kroiss - Appleton, WI

“Dear Glenda, Lane/Rachel, Jared/Bridget, Justin, and Jana, We all want you to know we love you and are praying for you all now and in the days ahead...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Greg and Peggy Tedlund - WA

“Dear Glenda and Family, Although it has been some years since I was close to Jim and to you, Jim remains one of my favorite people from our...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: George Paul - Prairie du Sac, WI

“We are sorry for your loss. We send to you our most sincere sympathy and condolence. ”
17 of 24 | Posted by: Discher Millwork - Oshkosh, WI

“We were shocked and saddened to hear about the accident. We send our deepest sympathies to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Marty & Sharon Hintz - Appleton, WI

“Dear Great Aunt Glenda and my second cousins, I cannot even imagine what you guys are going through! My heart breaks for you! You are such a...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Monica Tedlund Brady - Tacoma, WA

“Glenda, Rick and I are in Mexico and learned of Jim's passing. We both send our deepest sympathy. We remember the good times we had with both...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Rick and Cindy Novotny - Dale, WI

“So sorry about your loss! I am Rita & Conrad's grandaughter, Greg Tedlunds daughter. Our family has always been close-knit, so I always hear about...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Heather Tedlund - Tacoma, WA

“Dear Aunt Glenda and my dear cousins, I am so very sorry about Uncle Jim. I am still in shock as I am sure you all are too. I wish I was closer so...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Linda Tedlund McKenzie - Tacoma, WA

“We are so sorry for your loss, we were both shocked to hear of his passing, you are all in our prayers at this difficult time ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Ben and Sam Weyenberg - Appleton, WI

“We are so very sorry for your loss. He will be deeply missed by all. We have plans to be out of town, but are trying to switch things around so that...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Keith Newhouse & Marcia Fischer - WI


Kufner, James N.
"Jim"

James Norman Kufner, age 63, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 23, 2010. He was born in Appleton on February 8, 1946, the son of the late Erwin and Florence Hawley Kufner.

Jim was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle and he will be truly missed.

Jim is lovingly survived by his wife, Glenda Kufner of Appleton; children: Lane Rachel Kufner, Jared special friend, Bridget Pahnke Kufner of Appleton, Justin Kufner of Oshkosh, Jana Kufner of Appleton; grandson, Austin Kufner; sisters: Jean Wojahn, Janet Warner; brother, John Kufner, numerous nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Margaret Kufner and brothers-in-law: Norm Van Heuklon, Dave June Van Ryzin and Ernest Meulemans. Jim is preceded in death by his brothers: Erv Kufner and Paul Kufner; sisters: Mary Louise Van Heuklon, Rita Conrad "Bud" Tedlund, Joan Sanders, Barb Van Ryzin, Yvonne Meulemans and Margaret Kufner.

A Funeral Liturgy will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2010, at ST. THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1810 N. McDonald Street, Appleton, with Fr. Gerald Falk officiating. Friends will be received at the church from 1:30 p.m. until the time of Mass.

Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920 739-1231

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