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James A. Wiseman Jr., 55, Horicon, passed away peacefully at his home Feb. 6, 2019, at his home following a brief illness.

A funeral service will take place Saturday, Feb. 9, at 1 p.m. at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mayville with the Rev. Allen Behnke officiating. A visitation will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. Burial will take place at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery (River Church) with military honors conducted by Mayville American Legion Post 69.

Jim was born the son of James and Louise (Lisocki) Wiseman Sr. on May 6, 1963, in Hartford. Jim proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Sacramento as a boiler tech. He was united in marriage to Dawn Laabs on May 2, 1987, in Mayville. He was currently employed at Rumar Mfg. in Mayville for that past 12 years. He was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mayville and also Mayville American Legion Post 69 where he served on the Mayville Color Guard. In his spare time, Jim had a passion for the outdoors where he enjoyed hunting, fishing and most importantly spending time with his family.

Jim is survived by his wife, Dawn of Horicon; his daughters, Cheyenne Wiseman of Horicon, and Gracie Wiseman of Horicon; his father, James (Mary) Wiseman Sr. of Winona, Mississippi; his in laws, Armin ‘Butch’ and Patricia Laabs of Mayville; his siblings, Sheila (Jeff) Wallendal of Horicon and Shawn (Jan) Wiseman of Richton, Mississippi. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Louise and his uncle, Joe Lisocki.

Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville is serving the family. For online condolences and other information, visit

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