James ‘Jim’ Robert Paiser

James R. Paiser, 63, of Cecil, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. He was born in Shawano, on Sept. 15, 1954, the son of Robert and the late Helen (Pieper) Paiser. Jim is a 1972 graduate of Marion High School, where he excelled in baseball. He was united in marriage to Bonnie (nee Fabry) Martineau in Clintonville, on Sept. 24, 1994. Jim was a truck driver for many years. He enjoyed farming, watching the Green Bay Packers, taking unexpected road trips, making maple syrup, hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandkids. He was especially fond of his daily telephone calls from his father, Robert and his daughter, Jamie.

Jim is survived by his wife, Bonnie; his children, Kevin (Trish) Paiser, of Bowler, Rachel (Rex) Binns, of Hartford, Eliza (Tony) Bierman, of Manawa, Jamie (special friend, Dave) Paiser, Bethany Paiser, of Shawano, and Timber (fiancé, Ryne Sauld) Paiser, of Cecil; stepchildren, Cheryl (significant other, J.D.) Martineau, of North Carolina, and Jonathan (Susie) Martineau, of Bonduel; grandchildren, Morgan, Ava and Sophia Paiser, Schuylar, Caleb, Jacob and Adyson Davids, Ashley, and Brandon Bierman, Rylynn and Rayah Sauld, and McKenzie and Payton Martineau, along with one great-grandchild on the way. Jim is further survived by his father, Robert Paiser, of Leopolis; his siblings, Thomas Paiser, of Pardeeville, Sally (Bill) Hoefs, of Shawano, Sandy Paiser, of Leopolis, Judy (Raymond) Begrow, of Marion, Jeff (Sue) Paiser, of Pearson, Mary (Harlon) Wright, of Bowler; a brother-in-law, Ron (Regina) Magolski of Harvard, Illinois; and his former wife, Lanell (Rex) Thorne; along with numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Paiser; his sister, Betty Magolski; and a sister-in-law, Peggy Paiser.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the services.


Jim’s family would like to extend a special thank you to all the medical staff that has cared for Jim over the many years, especially Dr. Bruce Fenster (Prevea Internal Medicine), Dr. David Groteluschen (Green Bay Oncology), Dr. Paul Pienkos (Prevea Cardiology), all doctors and staff at Green Bay Nephrology, as well as an extra special thank you to “his girls” at DaVita in Shawano, for the excellent care. Also a special thank you to the first responders and Gillett Ambulance Service.