Obituary: James R. Tanner, Sr.
James R. Tanner Sr., age 75 of Rhinelander, died Thursday April 16, 2020, at his home with his family at his side. He was born Aug. 8, 1944 in Rhinelander to Willis M. and Gladys M. (Shedore) Tanner.
Jim is survived by his wife, Judith; children, Michael T. Tanner (Kim Sedlak) of Ark., and Brenda M. Tanner of Rhinelander; two grandchildren; sister, Linda K. Ring of Rhinelander; brother, Gary L. (Christine) Thorstenson of Rhinelander; brother-in-law, Robert Mericle of Rhinelander and friends Lloyd and Charlotte Wilcox of Pine Lake.
Jim is preceded in death by his son, James R. Tanner, Jr.; his parents; brother, Larry Tanner; and sisters, Carol Ann Mericle and Sandra Jean Tanner.
A celebration of Jim’s life will be held at a later date. (Hildebrand Funeral Home)