James Kummerow, 84

Model plane enthusiast

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James Kummerow, 84, of LaGrange Park and formerly of Brookfield, died on Dec. 6, 2017.

Born on Nov. 28, 1933, Mr. Kummerow served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and worked as a manufacturing supervisor. He was a longtime model airplane enthusiast, who loved to build planes and fly them. 

Mr. Kummerow was the husband of Josephine Kummerow (nee Hobart); the father of Gayle Kummerow, Jody Cote, Terry Kummerow and the late Mark Kummerow; and the grandfather of Tony Kummerow, Jim Cote III and Eric (Megan) Cote. 

Services have been held. Interment with military honors was private.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.

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