Lonn Finger

Lonn L. Finger

Lonn L. Finger, age 75, of Appleton, passed away at his home on Monday, June 24, 2013, following a brief illness. Lonn was born on August 8, 1937, in Beloit, to the late LeRoy and Anita (Johnson) Finger. Lonn moved to Appleton with his family when he was 10 years old. He graduated from Appleton High School in 1955 and proudly served his country in the Unites States Marine Corps from 1956 to 1959. Lonn married Freddie Larsen on July 16, 1960, in Appleton. He became the owner of Chemco Products, Inc. in 1959 and successfully operated the firm until his retirement in 1997. Lonn had a long history of serving his community. He was a deputy sheriff for Outagamie County for many years and worked closely with the DNR to establish the Handicapped Deer Hunting program in Wisconsin. Lonn was also a dedicated member of Waverly Masonic Lodge #51, serving as a 32 Degree Mason. He enjoyed photography, hunting and fishing and raising flowers.

Survivors include his wife of 52, years Freddie; his daughter, Lonnie (Miles) Milbach, Appleton; his grandchildren, Tyler (Courtney) Milbach, Cory Milbach (special friend, Ashlee); Emily Milbach; Amanda Denton, Andrea (Pablo) Isaias and Chelsea Seils; his five great grandchildren; his brother, Ron (Janet) Finger, Mesa, Arizona; and his brother-in-law, Jim Larsen, Groton, Connecticut. Lonn is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Seils, his parents, and his in-laws, Stanley and Ruth Larsen.

Memorial services will be at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 28, 2013, at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME—TRI-COUNTY CHAPEL, 3212 S. Oneida Street, Menasha, with Rev. Avery Burton officiating. Friends may call directly at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name. The family would like to thank Lonn's grandson, Tyler, for his loving care; and Ed Thomas, for his friendship. Online condolences may be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com

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Wichmann Tri-County Chapel
1592 Oneida St. Menasha, WI 54952
(920) 831-9905

Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on June 26, 2013