Nov. 29, 1933-March 6, 2021
James Edward Lammy, Sr., 87, of Napoleon, died peacefully, Saturday, March 6, 2021, surrounded by family.
He was born Nov. 29, 1933, in Berkley, Mich., to James V. and Edna (Siedel) Lammy.
He married Carolyn Neuhauser, of Napoleon, on Dec. 31, 1952.
James was both a businessman and entrepreneur. He was the owner of Scott-Port-A-Fold Manufacturing in Archbold, as well as Mary James Children’s Clothing.
He enjoyed traveling and doing business in Mexico and Peru. His hobbies included playing tennis and racquetball, as well as playing bridge.
He also enjoyed law and international business relationships as well as being a private pilot. He was always extremely proud of his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
He served as a captain in the Air Force and was stationed on Chitose Airbase in Hokkaido, Japan for two years.
He is survived by his children, James (Maureen) Lammy Jr., Napoleon, Thomas Lammy MD, Sutton’s Bay, Mich., Susan (Hugh) Schink, Napoleon, Joanna (Chris) Hammerschmidt, Avon; grandchildren, Meredith (Adam) Trauthwein, Erin (Nacho) Tellez, K. Maria Lammy and Paul Grossman, Thomas, Lauren, and Sean Lammy, Nikki (Nate) Frey, Todd Schink, Jenni (Robert) McMahan, David, Ryan and Evan Hammerschmidt; great-grandchildren, Lucille and Garrett Trauthwein, Camila and Penelope Tellez, Brayden and Cole Frey, and Emmett McMahan; and siblings, Jean and Jeno Rizzolo and Robert Lammy.
A private family funeral service, presided over by Rev. Eric McGlade, was held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at Rodenberger-Gray Funeral Home in Napoleon. Interment was held at Glenwood Cemetery.
Memorial donations in lieu of flowers should be made to Henry County Humane Society or CHP Hospice.