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“It was an honor to work with JIm for many years at Davitt & Hanser and to be considered one of his friends. He had many customers and coworkers that...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: John Broermann - Coworker

“Will miss the poker games. We had some good times and laughs. Played a lot of cards over the years. Jim Campbell ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: James Campbell - Cincinnati, OH

“Was a friend for many years. Played on softball team that Jim successfully coached for many years. We will certainly miss him. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Ken Horn - Cincinnati, OH

“We were friends in grade school and high school. Together with Jim Fox and Jim Grote we would ride around with the car top down and the radio on.Jim...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jack Buescher - Friend

“So sorry to learn of Jim's passing.....He was a good friend and will be missed. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Jim Rigal - West Monroe, LA

“I was so saddened to hear of Jim's passing. I was a neighbor of the Wherle family while growing up. I was closest to Mary Lee, but have fond memories...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Linda DiTomaso - Neighbor

“Remembering all the good times we had with the St. Lawrence Deanery. Jim was a great guy. Because of hearing about Jim, I've reconnected with Mary...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Carol Kraft Lubbers - OH

“Dear Cheryl, Bill, Mark, and Family,I am so very sorry for your loss. Jim was such a positive force in his church and community. He always had a...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Debbie Haffey - Cleves, OH


WHERLE, James Michael. Beloved husband of Cheryl Wherle (nee Heid) for 49 years. Loving father of William L. (Emily) and Mark E. (Stephanie) Wherle. Devoted grandfather of Brooke, Ethan, Charlotte and Madeline. Dear brother of Mary Lee (Tim) Skelly and the late Robert Wherle. Brother in law of William V. (Shelly) Heid and Karen L. Heid. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other family and dear friends. In his youth Jim was a member of St. Lawrence Deanery where he became the men's softball coach for a team that stayed together for three decades! He was an active member of St. Jude Parish for 45 years, touching many lives. He coached both girl's youth softball and women's softball, and assisted in many kids sports as well as youth group sports. He volunteered at Bingo every Friday night selling "rip offs", ushered 11:00 Mass every Sunday, worked the yearly festival as the money collector, and was involved with Boy Scouts. He also volunteered for the St. X Football program and Xtravaganza's Art Booth. For many years he organized a yearly trip to Mammoth Cave or an Indiana Park for his friends and families. He retired from Davitt and Hanser Musical Distributors working in sales. He loved the Cincinnati Reds, visiting casinos, playing cards, bowling and seeing his grandchildren. His best memory was taking them to Disney World and on a Disney Cruise. Passed away peacefully on July 3, 2020 at 77 years of age, after a long illness of diabetes complications. Visitation at MEYER FUNERAL HOME, 5864 Bridgetown Rd., on TUESDAY, July 14, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Memorial Mass at St. Jude Church, 5924 Bridgetown Rd., on WEDNESDAY, July 15, at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati, PO Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263 or to the Cincinnati Zoo, 3400 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45220. www.bjmeyer.com