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James Hainz, 76

James George Hainz, 76, passed away on January 29, 2014 at Prairie Senior Cottages in Alexandria.

Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on November 17, 1937, Jim graduated from high school in Milwaukee, then continued his education with two years at Ambassador College in Pasadena, California.

Jim married Tammy Gary from Antioch, Illinois on September 23, 1962. They were married 36 years and had three children.

Jim moved his family from Milwaukee to Granton, Wisconsin in 1978 and was self-employed as a brick and stonemason. His custom fireplaces and interior stonework are held in high regard.

Jim was a man of deep faith and served as an elder in the World Wide Church of God for most of his life.

Jim was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence Hainz, and mother, Verona Estelle Hales.

Jim is survived by his wife, Tammy; son, Jonathan (Amy); daughter, Lisa, and daughter, LeAnne (Daniel); brothers, Carl and Wayne; sisters, Lucy, Carol and Connie; and five grandchildren.