James N. Acheson
James N. Acheson, 82, died August
14, 2019, at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du Lac.
He was born on January 12,
1937, in Milwaukee, a son of Robert and Henrietta Roepke Acheson. On September 27, 1958, he married Theresa
Joanne Stevens. They were married for 60
years at the time of his death.
Mr. Acheson was an
Engineering Technician for 30 years at Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac. Previous to moving to Fond du Lac, he was
employed at Line Material in South Milwaukee.
Jim was a car enthusiast and attended many car shows with his truck he
built and named the “Onion”.
He was also an avid fan of his children’s and grandchildren’s sports
activities. As a hobby, Jim also used
his innate imagination to create many metal sculptures out of rusty old tools
and scrap metal.
Survivors include his wife;
(Theresa) Joanne, three sons, Steven J. (Kelly) of Menasha, Scott N. (Jackie)
of West Bend, Matthew G. (Megan) of Fond du Lac and four daughters, Pamela J.
Davies (Jim) of San Diego, CA, Jill A. Acheson of Waupun, WI, Candace K. Zimmer
(Mike) of Appleton, WI, Theresa A. Woodruff (Rich) of Fond du Lac. Mr. Acheson also has a surviving sister
Barbara A. Jones of Longwood, FL; 17 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and
his cat Mindy.
He was preceded in death by
his parents, his brother Robert C. Acheson; one grandson, Anthony Acheson, and;
one grandson-in-law, Nick Klotz.
At Mr. Acheson’s request, no
services will be held.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420