James K. “Jim” Ammel, 83, former Escanaba resident, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2015 at the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette.
He was born on December 3, 1931 in Chicago, IL, son to George and Helen (Barber) Ammel. Jim graduated from St. Joseph High School.
On May 8, 1953, Jim married Lucia Martha Graf in Rhein Main, Germany. She preceded him in death.
Jim served in the Air force during the Korean War from 1950 until his honorable discharge as Staff Sergeant in 1954.
He worked for Ammel Distributing Company for 32 years.
Among the survivors include his sister Janet (Bryan) Gagnon of Schaffer and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Entombment will be in Holy Cross Mausoleum.
Memorials in Jim’s name made be made to the Jacobetti Home for Veterans Activity Center.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting with Jim’s services.