Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle.More >>
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Jamison N. Kampmeyer, 34, Colby, died in the line of duty, Sunday March 4, 2012, while fighting a fire at the Abbotsford Movie Theater.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2012, at Colby High School. Father Daniel Hackel will officiate.
Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Colby. Members of the Marathon County Sheriff's Department, Colby Volunteer Fire Department and the Marathon County Honor Guard will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Colby High School and on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church.
The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Jamison was born May 25, 1977, in Superior, the son of John and Patricia (White) Kampmeyer. He graduated from Colby High School and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls where he was also a member of the Phi-Sigma-Kappa Fraternity. Jamison then attended the Northcentral Technical College Police Recruit Academy.
Jamison was united in marriage Oct. 20, 2001, to Amy E. Suckow at St Mary's Catholic Church in Colby.
Jamison was currently a detective with the Marathon County Sheriff's Department, where he was a S.W.A.T. team member and field training officer. Jamison represented the Sheriff's Department as a regional member of the Midwest Tactical Officers Association. He was also proud to be a member of the Marathon County Sheriff's Department Honor Guard.
Jamison was also a lieutenant on the Colby Volunteer Fire Department where served as an EMT. Additionally, He was an Adjunct Defense & Arrest Tactics Instructor at NTC.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Colby.
Hunting and fishing were some of Jamison's favorite pastimes.
He is lovingly survived by his wife, Amy Kampmeyer, Colby; children, Jack, Henry and Miles, all at home.
Parents, John and Patricia Kampmeyer, Unity; maternal grandmother, Dorothy White, Naperville, Ill.; sister, Suzanne Kampmeyer, Abbotsford; brothers, Patrick (Sara) Kampmeyer, Aurora, Ill., and Steven Kampmeyer, Prescott, Wis.; father and mother -in-law, Elly and Mary Suckow, Unity; brothers-in-law, Todd (Quincy) Suckow, Sacramento, Calif., Chris (Marxa) Suckow, Galveston, Texas, and Matt (Vanessa) Suckow, Altoona, Wis.; nieces, Veronica Hellyer, Kayt Kampmeyer, Emerson, Camden, Emilia and Amara Suckow; and nephews, Alex Kampmeyer and Ethan Meier further survive Jamison.
Paternal grandparents, Ralph and Isabelle Kampmeyer and maternal grandfather, Leroy White, preceded Jamison in death.
A memorial will be established in Jamison's memory for an educational fund for the children.
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