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Wynboom Sr., Kenneth Henry

Kenneth Henry Wynboom Sr., age 79, surrounded by his family, passed away peacefully on December 6, 2012, after a brief illness.

Ken was born August 12, 1933, to the late Martin and Francis (Verheyen) Wynboom in the Town of Vandenbroek. The first of five sons, Ken was born at and grew up at the Cedar Locks, Little Chute where he spent his childhood fishing and hunting along the Fox River and helping his father with lock tending duties.

Ken attended Kaukauna Vocational Schools and went on to a successful career in road construction. He joined the Army Reserves where he proudly served in the 291st Engineers Headquarters Company for 8 years. He was married to Carol Jean Hoier on March 2, 1957 and enjoyed 31 wonderful years of marriage before she preceded him in death in 1988. They lived in and raised their family in Hortonville, where they were lifelong members at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

He is survived by his three sons: Kenneth "Boom" Jr. (very special Friend Nancy Ferg) Hortonville, Larry, Kaukauna, Thomas (Jodie) Hortonville, six grandchildren Amanda, Steve, Cheyenne, Andrew, and Breeanne Wynboom, great-grandson Elijah, brothers: Simon (Rose Ann) Wynboom, Little Chute, Martin (Diane) Wynboom, Combined Locks, James Wynboom, Kaukauna, brothers-in-law: Gerald (Rose) Hoier, Hortonville, Ronald (Gerri) Hoier, Hortonville, Leo Hoier, New London, sisters-in-Law: Jeanie Hoier, Hortonville, Ruth Young, Hortonville, Sherry Wynboom, Appleton, many nieces and nephews, and good friends Ray and Susie Weiland.

Along with his wife and parents, Ken was preceded in death by his brother Richard "Dick" Wynboom, brothers-in-Law: Edwin, Eugene, Robert, Raymond Jr., and John Hoier, and Eldren Young, sister-in-law: Nancy Hoier, Niece: Emberly Verhagen.

Funeral Mass for Kenneth will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 109 N. Oak Street, Hortonville with Msgr. James Feely officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church on Monday December 10, 2012, from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Friends may also visit Tuesday, December 11, 2012, beginning at 9:00am until the time of service.

Ken will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He had many friends in the Hortonville area and enjoyed stopping by local businesses for a good meal and a few laughs. Their generosity and companionship towards our father will never be forgotten.


Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Dec. 8 to Dec. 9, 2012
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