James H. Bielinski Sr., 76, of Peshtigo, passed away February 11, 2017 at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay.  Born March 4, 1940, he was the son of the late John and Lucille (Gernitz) Bielinski.
  James is survived by, a son, John (Kim) Bielinski of Milwaukee; a daughter, Julie (Gary) Serfozo of DePere; four grandchildren: Christopher (Lauren) Serfozo,  Heather (John) Woboril, and Jared and Ryan Bielinski; two great-grandchildren: Mia and Elise; a brother, Larry (Barbara) Bielinski of Las Vegas; a sister, Mary (Marv) Koch of Milwaukee; and a special friend, Mary Ann Nozar. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary A. (Schomer) Bielinski in 2003; a son, James Jr.; two brothers: John and Robert and a sister, Geraldine.
   A Memorial Mass will be held at 1 p.m., February 19,  at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Peshtigo, with Father Jess Berdol officiating.  
  Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Menominee, Mich.