David R. Beatty
1955 - 2021
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David R. Beatty

Appleton - David R. Beatty, age 65, of Appleton, passed away unexpectedly on January 7, 2021 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

David was born in Neenah, WI to Robert F. Beatty and Mary R. Laus on November 2, 1955. He graduated from Menasha High in 1974. After graduation, Dave joined the US Marine Corp. After discharge he attended Fox Valley Technical College. He worked as a truck driver for Roadway for 26 years. He married Debbie Wisneski on September 17, 1994 in Appleton, WI.

David is survived by his loving wife, Debbie; two sisters, LyAnn Beatty and Theresa Beatty; four brothers-in-law; Rocky (Ada) Wisneski, Glenn (Patty) Wisneski, Ken (Joan) Wisneski, and Danny (special friend Barb Kiel) Wisneski; mother-in-law Helen Wisneski; stepdaughters Amanda Oleson and Adrian Oleson; grandchildren Anna Leonard, Jaela Katherine, Latesha Oleson; nieces and nephews, Lisa (Steve) VanDomelen, Ashlee Mereness, Christopher Mereness, Steven Wisneski, Rachael (Jeremy) Bonikowske, and Erin Wisneski; and great-nephew Mason VanDomelen and great-niece Brooklyn VanDomelen.

David is preceded in death by his parents Robert and Mary, father-in-law Joseph F. Wisneski and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

David enjoyed his weekly visit to his local neighborhood tavern to enjoy a few beers and his peanuts. One of David's pleasures was taking his cars to different local car shows. And he loved spending time with his wife.

David's family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Palliative Care Dr. Cheri Montag and nurse Lisa.

Funeral services for David will be held on Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Wichmann Funeral Home Tri County Chapel, 1592 Oneida Street with Deacon CF Dedman officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11:00 AM until the time of services. Private interment at a later date.

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Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Jan. 12 to Jan. 24, 2021.
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January 26, 2021
So terribly sorry for your loss Debbie. We are sure going to miss "Mr. Dave"! It was always a comfort to know that he was watching out for the boys as they walked home from school. He ALWAYS said hello and asked them how their day was. Josh and Zach looked for him on his many walks in the neighborhood so they could wave and yell hello to him. We will miss all the talks at the fence over the years too. Godspeed Mr. Dave!
Larry and Cindi Gaschler
January 26, 2021
I knew Dave in High school and enjoyed his sense of humor. He was a great guy. My condolences to his family.
Chris Volkman
January 21, 2021
Lyann and Teresa. I am so saddened of David’s death. He was such a kind and sweet soul I will pray for strength for all of your family
Annie Larsen
January 21, 2021
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Dave and Kathy Thoss
January 17, 2021
So sorry for the lose of Dave. I was a high school friend, we shared the same home room since our last name started with a B. Prayers for the family.H
Joe & Sue (Bodway), Kosiorek
January 12, 2021
You were always kind to people you liked
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