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James P. Lohmeyer

February 27, 1950 ~ April 17, 2019 (age 69)


Portland – James P. Lohmeyer, 69, passed away at Maine Medical Center in Portland on April 17, 2019 after a long illness. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA on February 27, 1950, the son of Paul and Martha Lohmeyer. Growing up in Cleveland, OH, Jim enjoyed playing high school basketball. He moved to Maine in 1968 to attend the University of Maine, Orono where he met and married the love of his life, Randa Stearns, in 1970. Following his 1972 graduation from UMaine, he earned a Master’s Degree from the Carnegie Mellon University Graduate School of Industrial Administration.

Jim began his career at Maine National Bank working in Marketing and Personnel. He was a Professor of Economics at the University of Southern Maine until the late 1990s. He ran his own computer programming business, Lohmeyer Computing Services, Inc. for 20 years.

Jim was a proud father of his daughter Lauren and son Daniel. Jim enjoyed traveling with his wife, including traveling around New England to watch his daughter’s track meets and his son’s band play. He loved his three granddaughters and felt fortunate to have spent time with them.

Jim enjoyed windsurfing, technology, listening to NPR, and watching Celtics, Patriots, and Red Sox games on TV.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Randa Stearns Lohmeyer, his daughter Lauren Austin and husband Chris, his son Daniel Lohmeyer and wife Erica, his sisters Susan Lohmeyer and Barbara Kaplan and husband Mark, nephews Peter and Samuel Kaplan, and his grandchildren May Austin, Lorelai Austin, and Emaline Lohmeyer.

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