James "Jim" N. VanDrisse, 73, Green Bay, died Sunday evening February 9, 2014 in Escondido, CA. following a courageous battle with lung cancer.
He was born April 11, 1940 in Luxemburg to Norman M. and the late Beverly N. (Brice) VanDrisse.
Jim's Catholic Faith was his greates source of comfort. He regularly visted the Chapel of the Shrine Of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion, WI, and was a descendent of Adele Brice. Jim enjoyed Cubs baseball, authentic jazz/blues music and traveling. He performed in various bands over the years, and treasured his music collection.
Survivors include his father, Norman VanDrisse, Luxemburg; three sons, Trent (Ann Marie) VanDrisse, Louisville, KY,; Brett VanDrisse, Green Bay; Jame VanDrisse II, Fresno, CA; four grandchildren, Austin, Nicolas, James III and Vincent; three sisters, Linda (Tom) Rueckl, Mary (Jack Davies) VanDrisse, Jane Kahr, all of Luxemburg, the mother of his children, Judy Carter, New Franken.
Jim was preceded in death by his mother, Beverly VanDrisse and his brother-in-law, Francis "Franny" Kahr.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund will be established.
McMahon Funeral Home, Luxemburg is assisting the family. Arrangements are pending.
A special Thank you is expressed to the Staff of Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, CA for their loving care given to Jim.