James Creamer

May 1947
October 2022


James “Jim” Creamer was a man of determination, kindness and generosity. He loved being around people and sharing good food and laughs. Jim loved his craft of carpentry and making things look clean and new. He graduated from University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a business degree. Jim owned Creamer Construction for 30 years starting in 1975. He was always willing to lend a helping hand. Jim was born in Oak park, Illinois to Dan and Helen DeBray Creamer with his older Brother John. He is preceded in death by his Mother, Father and Brother. Jim is survived by his two Daughters, Julie Karp and her husband Bryan and Jeannie Leitherer and her Husband Philip “PJ” and his 7 Grandchildren. Dylan and Zachary Karp, Iris Kachold, Ella, Ryan, Ava and Alice Leitherer. The Mother of his children, Cindy McLain and his long time friend and companion Aleta Kreimier Gemmell. His Nephew Jason Creamer and Niece Alli Markey. Jim will be missed greatly but memories of him will live forever in our hearts. Life is too short, eat dessert first! It always lit up Jim’s eyes and made him happy.

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