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April 20, 2021

2/2/2021 7:30:00 AM
James E. Luse

James E. Luse passed away Jan. 27, 2021, after a long battle with cancer. James attended Tomahawk High School. He enlisted in the Navy in 1963 where he served his country for four years and was honorably discharged in 1967. He met and married Sharon "Sherry" Ruffie. They had four children together, Brian, Mike, Dan and Nicole.

James was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Collins, and a son, Brian. He loved fishing, especially on the Willow Flowage and hunting and bowling.

Jim was employed with Printpack for 41 years.

He is survived by his wife Sherry; his sons: Mike and his wife, Brenda Tushoski; Dan and his wife, Cristi Corey; daughter Nicole Luse; five grandchildren: Emily Luse, Aaron Luse, Alexia Corey-Luse, Frank Hill Jr. and Parrish Hill; and a brother, John, and his wife Diane Luse of Merrill.

A Celebration of Life and Military Honors will take place at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hildebrand Funeral Home & Cremation Specialists, 24 E. Davenport Street, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, 54501, 715-365-4343. Everyone is invited to sign the guestbook or leave an online condolence at

Reader Comments

Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2021
Article comment by: rod terzinski

The pleasure of working with and having Jim as a friend will be a cherished memory. My condolences to the family.

Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2021
Article comment by: Lynn Kielhold

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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