Obituary: James D. “Jim” Mallien

February 11, 1933 ~ May 26, 2021

James D. “Jim” Mallien, of St. Francis, Wisconsin, formerly Sturgeon Bay, died on May 26, 2021 at the age of 88.  Jim was born February 11, 1933 to Anton and Mae Mallien. 

After graduating from Brussels High School, Jim was drafted by the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War.  He was proud to serve his country.  After the service he helped out on the home farm and worked various other jobs.  Soon after, Jim settled in at Marine Travelift, where he worked for over 30 years.  He traveled the world setting up boat hoists and making many friends along the way.  Some of his favorite places to travel were Newfoundland and Alaska.  Jim was an avid hunter.  While stationed in Alaska, he had the opportunity to shoot a moose.  Jim also owned and operated “Big Jim’s Orchard”.  He was a proud father and a very devoted Christian.

He is survived by his wife Mary (formerly Hively).  Children; David (Sharon), Daniel (Kerri), Donald (Jane), Deborah, and James (Rachel) Mallien.  Step-children; Joe (Cheryl) Hively, Faye Analla, Sally (Jim) Fumo.  Grandchildren; Jason, Brandi, Cortney, Taylor, Christian, Jayda, Alina, and Emilie.  Elizabeth, Amy, Amanda, Emily, Olya, and Alex.  Four great-grandchildren.  Brother of Joan, Joe, Tony, Mary, Jack, and Bob.  Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He was proceeded in death by his parents, infant son Shane, sister Joyce, sister-in-law Marge, brother in-law’s Clare and Bruce, and step-son in-law Mike. 

Jim will be loved, remembered, and missed by family and friends.

A private service was held in Milwaukee, on Saturday May 29th.