James Harteau

Date of Death: Sep 15, 2012
James Harteau
[highlight_text] (1927 – 2012) [/highlight_text] James Harteau, 85, of Waupun, died Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Christian Home & Rehabilitation Center in Waupun.


[leftcolumn]Jim was born July 18, 1927 in Oconto Falls, WI the son of Clarence and Esther Graham Harteau. On January 6, 1951 he married Marcine Mocco in Manitowoc. Following their marriage they lived in Oconto Falls until 1956 and then moved to Waupun. Jim was a Merchant Marine who worked on ore boats on the Great Lakes for eight years before becoming employed by the State of Wisconsin as a correctional officer. He worked at Central State Hospital and later at Dodge Correctional Institution and retired in 1984. Jim was a veteran of the US Navy, having served during WWII in the Philippines. Jim was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Jim is survived by his wife, Marcine Harteau of Waupun; a daughter, Linda (Rick) Roedl of Waupun; two sons, Jeff (Sue) Harteau of North Fond du Lac and Thomas Harteau of Waupun; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marjorie Pate of Pulaski, WI.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Services: [/highlight_text] Pursuant to Jim’s request, there will not be a service or visitation.[/rightcolumn]


  1. Pat Wickman Says: September 18, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    Marce, Jeff, Linda, Tom
    I am thinking of all of you at this time. Please accept my most sincere condolence for your loss.

  2. Dennis Klak Says: September 21, 2012 at 3:06 am

    Dear Linda, Rick and Family of Jim:
    I am SO SORRY for your loss. Your Dad was such great inspiration and always willing to help anyone. I will always remember your Dad telling me when we worked at Central State Hospital, ” Son, if you have an problems, just PUSH THE BUTTON; I’LL BE THERE.” I did :0). AND HE WAS THERE!!! He will always hold a special place in my heart.

  3. Brian Tierney Says: September 22, 2012 at 10:13 am

    Dear Linda,Rick, Rodney and Family of Jim: I am sorry to here about your lose. It has been a long time since I meet Jim and just as long of a time since I seen him last. He was a geat man: honest, fair and consistant. I wish I had worked for him. I wish my sincere condolances will help you with your lose, Brian.

  4. Bonnie Krenz, Amber, Stace, & Bob. Says: September 25, 2012 at 12:32 am

    Dear Family of Jim, We haven’t ever met but knew Jim well from his Hunting escapades with Bill and Rod. We are the ones that Bought Bills Farm. I’m Truely sorry for your loss. Bonnie and family.

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