James “Jim” M. Nau , 62, of New London, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. He worked at Grobe Fruit Farm in Elyria for the past 11 years. Jim was a jack of all trades and a master of none. He enjoyed building things, four-wheeling, working on cars, and most importantly, spending time with his family.
He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Sarah (nee Betts) Nau; daughter, Jen (Kevin) Speicher, of Clarksfield; sons, James Jr. (April) Nau, of Elyria, and Corey (Alexandra) Nau, of Willard; grandchildren, Kaitlyn Speicher, Matthew Sieminski, Michael Nau, Kayla Nau, Kyle Speicher, Evin Speicher, and Robert Nau; brother, Ed (Sheila) Nau, of North Carolina; sister, Tillie (Tony) Mango, of Elyria; sisters in law, Debra (Jesse) Knapp, and Amanda Weaver; brother in laws, Carl (Tracey) Beam, and Tim (Danielle) Lobertini, and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward D and Jo Ann Nau, sister, Kathleen Benton.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday, June 23, 2022 from 4-7 pm at Norton-Eastman Funeral Home, 370 S. Main Street, Wellington, OH 44090, where services will be held Friday at 10 am.