Langyel, Jeffrey, E.
Jeffrey Eugene Langyel, age 56, passed away on February 10, 2014, at Anna John Nursing Home in Oneida from a tough battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born February 28, 1957, the son of Henrietta Walker in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from Suring High School in 1976. Jeff and Lisa married in Green Bay on May, 30, 1992. Once Mariah was born, (1994) they relocated to the Fox Cities.
Jeff was always very passionate for anything he did. He loved spending time in his yard, driving his tractor, and fishing in his pond. As a family Jeff, Lisa, and Mariah enjoyed taking vacations, going on family bike trips, and attending church together. Jeff also had a love for his job of food packing at Midland Papers, and he made great connections with every one of his customers. Jeff's motto was always, early bird gets the worm, and he always reminded Mariah to stay true to her faith.
Jeff is survived by his wife, Lisa of 25 years; His children, Kristin (Seth) Annoye, grandchildren, Elsie and Miriam, Jim Langyel attending UW-Madison and Mariah along with the family cat, Teko. He is further survived by sisters, Carla Langyel (Gayle), and Suzanne Gibson (Ron), brothers, Michael (Eileen) Langyel, and Bob (Sande) Walker. He is also survived by his mother, Henrietta Walker, in-laws, Rod and Marcy Zabel, Brenda and Bob Kitzman, Marc and Rachelle Piehl, and Jodi Drefahl and Bryon. Jeff's Godchildren, Jordan Walker, Natalie Langyel, and Gina Piehl. Jeff will be greatly missed by all of his nieces, nephews, and many great friends. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jimmy and his father, Carl Langyel.
A funeral service for Jeff will be held at 1 P.M. Friday, February 14, at St. Peter Lutheran Church (N2749 French Rd. Appleton, WI 54913) with Pastor Tim Glende officiating. Burial will proceed for immediate family at Community Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Valley Funeral Home Thursday evening at 4 o'clock, with a prayer service concluding the evening at 7 o'clock. Jeff's family will be receiving family and friends on Friday starting at 11:30 until the beginning of the service at St. Peter's. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in memory of Jeff.
A special thank you to Midland Paper including John Millin, and his co-workers, to Apple Creek Y, to Aurora for the wonderful care in the hospital and Wendy and staff from Anna John's.
In my darkest hour when I have become tired, I seek The Lord for the comfort I require. I do not fear death; in Heaven I will be along with The Lord and family passed before me. Do not cry: do not weep. God is beautiful, I am finally at peace.
Your girls love you and will miss you dearly!
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Feb. 12, 2014
Valley Funeral Home
2211 N. Richmond St. Appleton, WI 54911