Stuckart, William J.
William J. Stuckart, Combined Locks, age 78, died Sunday September 8, 2013. He was born in Seymour to the late Jack and Adeline (Nockerts) Stuckart. Bill married Lillian Ann Hopfensperger at St. Therese Parish in Appleton on May 25, 1957. He served his country as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. Bill worked as a barber for 12 years before his employment with U.S. Oil, from which he retired. He was a member of the Combined Locks Village Board and was Villa Hope's first financial secretary. In his younger years, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Bill belonged to St. Paul Parish.
Bill is survived by his children: Deborah (Joe) Scherer, Appleton; Randy (Holly), Kaukauna; Susan Beyer, Freedom; Sandra (Pete) Burke, Kimberly; Daniel (Jim Rogers), New York, NY; and Sara, Kaukauna; grandchildren: John and Jena Scherer, Billy, Kassie and Michael Stuckart, Ryan, Aaron and Matthew Beyer, Benjamin Stuckart, Andrew and Alyssa Valentyne and Alexander Stuckart; great grandchildren: Zoee Kaddatz, Dayzia Beyer, Akeisha Rohr-Beyer and Bently Stuckart; brothers: Don (Shirley) and John (Rose); sister: Theresa (Joe) Lembcke; and brothers-in-law: Donald and Gerald (Anne) Hopfensperger. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including his caregivers: Pam Grinbergs, Vicki Hietpas, Lori De Byl, Barb Dorn and Anne Carey; and his best buddy, Mark Towsley, who loved to lose at cribbage to Bill.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife Lillian; siblings: Marie (Bob) Hamlin, Elizabeth (Richard) Abel, Jerry (Donna) and Jim Stuckart; and Lillian's parents: Raymond and Leone Hopfensperger.
Visitation will be held Thursday September 12, 2013 at ST. PAUL PARISH (410 Wallace St. Combined Locks) beginning at 9:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. The Rev. Andrew Kysely will officiate. Military rites conducted by the William Verhagen American Legion Post 60 will immediately follow. Committal St. Paul Cemetery. To sign the guest book, please visit oconnellfh.com.
The family would like to thank Bill's caregivers and his good friend and barber, Bob, for taking such good care of him through the years.
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Sept. 10, 2013