James Austin Obituary

James R Austin
James R Austin

September 30, 1936 - December 24, 2014
Resided in Marinette, WI


James R. Austin, 78, of Marinette, passed away Wednesday, December 24, 2014, at his home in the Town of Peshtigo. He was born September 30, 1936 in Springfield, Ohio to Milton and Ruth (Feder) Austin.

Jim spent his early life in Ohio and earned a degree in Chemical Engineering from Miami of Ohio University. He was drafted and spent two years in the Air Force. His professional career brought him to Marinette when he began employment with Scott Paper Company in 1967. He retired from Scott in 1992 after 25 years of service. He then had time to commit to his passion of history and ran Mid Country Antiques for over ten years. He was a devoted member of Faith Baptist Church in Peshtigo.

He is survived by his children, Amy Bindas (Steve) of Green Bay, Melissa Hansen (Jason) of Porterfield, and Jim Austin (Angela Zorn) of Green Bay as well as nine grandchildren; Evan Bindas, Jordan Bindas, Austin Russum, William Russum, Sydney Hansen, Rylee Hansen, Matilyn Austin, Abigail Austin and Gabrielle Austin He is preceded in death by his mother, father and stepmother Mary Austin.

A memorial service will be held at Faith Baptist Church, Peshtigo on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM with a luncheon to follow.
Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home is assisting the family.




Faith Baptist Church
Peshtigo, WI
Saturday, January 24, 2015
11:00 AM