Lloyd VanDe Hey (1921 - 2013)

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Van De Hey, Lloyd B.

Lloyd B. Van De Hey, Little Chute, age 92, died Monday September 23, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was born in Kaukauna on April 13, 1921 to the late John and Josephine (Zwick) Van De Hey. Lloyd married Pauline Lenz at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church on June 6, 1944. She preceded him in death on September 22, 1993. He married Patricia (nee Lamers, Miller) Wolff on September 18, 1998 at St. John's. Lloyd retired from Accurate Alignment in 1986. Lloyd loved the outdoors. He fished and hunted from the time he was little. He especially enjoyed sturgeon spearing and was very successful. He built numerous ice shanties and repaired many old cars. He always had a project in the garage to work on. He had a gift of fixing anything and shared that gift with many people who brought by their broken items. He always had a big garden and enjoyed camping on Franklin lake and trips to the casino. He also enjoyed relaxing in the screen tent with his tea.

Lloyd is survived by his wife, Patricia; daughter: Lois (Jerome "Soupy") Salm, Little Chute; grandchildren: Tim Salm, Laura (Tony) Fischer and Karen (Kent) Schuh; great grandchildren: Allison and Tyler Fischer, Kyle and Jake Schuh; and siblings: Marie (Richard) Reetz, Theresa Eiting and Connie (Dorothy) Van De Hey.

He is also survived by members of Pat's family: her children Jean (Mike) Van Wychen, Joan Sanderfoot, Steven Miller, Carol (Ronny) Samp, Connie (Kevin) Brick, Scott (Kerri) Miller and Amy (Mike) Bodoh; her grandchildren: Mark (Amanda) and Adam (Megan) Van Wychen, Alan Sanderfoot, Beth (Fabian) Loor, Maggie Stalsberg, Russell Miller, Sara (Troy) Hesman, Eric Vanden Boogard, Kim (Brian) Kosmosky, Lindsay (fiance Scott Goldsmith) Brick, Bailey and Nic Miller, Dustin, Brice, Garrett, Connar and Haley Bodoh; 19 great grandchildren; her sisters: Gladys (Mark) Hietpas, Rose Ebben and Beverly (Chuck) Goodman; and her step children and step grandchildren.

Lloyd is further survived by sisters-in-law: Julietta Bergeron, Helen Lenz and Els Lamers; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents and wife Pauline, Lloyd was preceded in death by his siblings: Elmer (Mildred), Majilla (Norbert) Ambrosuis, Roche (Arvilla), Robert (Rita) and Kathy (Sylvan Thiel, Russell Beck); and brothers and sisters-in-law: Robert Frank, Harland Eiting, Jim Bergeron, Ignatius Lenz, Marian (Bud) Piepkorn, Myrtle (Len) Wundrow, Mike Ebben, Robert Lamers and Donald Vaubel.

Visitation will be held Thursday September 26, 2013 at ST. JOHN NEPOMUCENE CATHOLIC CHURCH from 2:00 p.m. until time of Mass at 5:00 p.m. The Rev. Ronald Belitz will officiate. Committal St. John Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established. To sign the guest book, please visit oconnellfh.com.

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Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Sept. 25, 2013
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