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James Elmer Newburry


James Elmer Newburry, “Jim” “PaPa”, 82, of Campbellsport found peace after a long battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family at his home on Saturday, January 29, 2022.

He was born on August 25, 1939, in Eau Claire, the son of the late Merle and Johnetta (nee Allen) Newburry.

On August 28, 1959, Jim married Sandra K. Hagevik at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Milwaukee. Jim worked for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections before retiring. Jim was an avid reader, loved to fish with his son and best friend, Steve, family time, playing games and traveling the world.

Survivors include his loving wife and best friend, Sandy; children, Valerie Newburry (Kelly Dempsey), Natalie Udvare (John), and Steven Newburry (Denise); grandchildren, Erin (Udvare) and Dennis Moran, Ryan Newburry (Kelsey Olge) and Sierra Newburry; and great-grandchildren, Finley and Charlotte Moran.

Jim was deeply loved and will be missed by family and friends. A private celebration of life is being planned.

Donations to the American Cancer Society in honor of Jim are much appreciated.

Twohig Funeral Home is serving the family with online guestbook and condolences at