James “Jim” Vaughn, 83
James ‘Jim’ Vaughn, 83 of Aniwa, died on Friday, September 18, 2020 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Jim was born on November 10, 1936 in the town of Plover, Marathon County, the son of Glenn and Minnie (Trantow) Vaughn.
Jim was a United States Army Veteran.
On July 25, 1959, Jim was united in marriage to Patricia Lenzner in Antigo.
Jim was employed at Graphic Packaging for 36 years until his retirement. He was active with his family and community and mentored many young people in the game of baseball. For over 40 years Jim coached Aniwa Little League, Babe Ruth and BABA. He loved spending time in the outdoors, especially deer hunting. His family was very important to him and he will be missed.
Jim is survived by his wife, Pat; four sons, James “Jamie’ (Teresa) Vaughn of Antigo, Greg (Tina) Vaughn of Wausau, Jeff (Amy) Vaughn of Antigo and Stuart (Kaia) Vaughn of Aniwa; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, David and Dennis.
A funeral service will be held at 11AM on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 164923 County Road Z, Wausau, WI 54403. Rev. John Stransky will preside. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, town of Harrison (Hogarty) with military rites. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4PM to 8PM at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Birnamwood and again at the church on Thursday from 9AM until the time of service.