James L. Titel

Born: Sun., Feb. 3, 1935
Died: Fri., Sep. 27, 2019


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Sat., Oct. 12, 2019
Location: Clear Lake United Methodist Church

Memorial Service

1:00 PM Sat., Oct. 12, 2019
Location: Clear Lake United Methodist Church

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James L. Titel, age 84, of Woodville, WI, passed away unexpectedly on September 27,  2019,  in the presence of his wife Helen and daughter Terri, at his home in Woodville where he had been a resident  for the past 12 years.

James LeRoy Titel  was born February 3, 1935 in Clear Lake, WI  the son of Ralph and Olga (Ostenson) Titel.   He grew up on the family dairy farm in Clear Lake, WI and attended school until the 8th grade, and worked on   various farms in the Clear Lake area.   In June of 1957, James was married to Marlene  Hornstien and together they raised 4 children, Terri, James Jr., Janine & Mark.  Over those years, James lived in  New Richmond, WI and made a living as a race car driver before he went into trucking.   He moved his  family to Moundsview, St. Paul and then to Anoka, MN for a short time and spent  from August 1969 to January 1970 working at a fruit  packaging plant  in Escondido, CA.   He returned to  Wisconsin in 1970 and worked for Oscar Burset  in Baldwin, WI , farming, trucking, and hauling cattle.  James and  Marlene divorced in 1971,  He  continued to work on the farm until 1975 when he began working for Duro Bag Company in Hudson, WI.  James was married to Helen   Hornstien in 1977 and moved to Glenwood City, WI.   In 2007 they made their home in Woodville, WI.    In his spare time,  James enjoyed racing,  working on lawn mowers and going fishing with Helen, brother in law, Carl, his daughter, Terri, son in law, Loyd and his grandkids.   He also enjoyed spending his weekends camping in Siren, WI.    James loved helping people and especially loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.  He will be sorely missed by his family, friends,  and all who knew him.  

He was preceded in death by his parents,  Ralph and Olga;    daughter,  Janine Keith;
brothers,   Mike, Chuck, Carroll, & Doug Titel;  sisters,  Grace Solomn, Fran Simon, Murtie Campbell ;
great -grandsons, Jeremy and Adian Lemon; son in law, Loyd Lemon.

Survived by
Wife  -  Helen Titel  -  Woodville, WI

Daugher & Sons
Terri Lemon  -  Menomonie, WI
Mark Titel  -  Madison, WI
Jimmy Titel -  Boyceville, WI

Rebecca (Bill ) Link, Tony (Nikki) Lemon, Fawn Hernandez, Melissa Synder, Jessica Sword,
Aaron  Johnson, Rhibee Titel,  Aislyn Titel, Conor Titel, Hailey Titel, & Bryce Titel

Justin (Shawn) Link, Damian Link, Kayla Link, Michael Huntington, Kyleigh Pierce,
Jared Lemon, Austin Lemon, Eli Lemon,  & Julio Hernandez

Great, Great-Grandhchildern
Kaylee Link,  Jason & Christian Link

Larry Titel & Louie Titel

Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, Great Nieces & Nephews, Family & Friends

Memorial Services will be 1 PM on Saturday, October 12, 20198 at the United Methodist Church in  Clear Lake, WI with a  visitation one hour prior to service.

Clergy  -   Rev. John Hazen     Music  -  Jessica Sword

Interment  -  Clear Lake Cemetery,  Clear Lake , WI

Scheuermann Funeral Home and Cremation Services are handling the arrangements.

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