Earl L. Ness

Green Bay, Wisconsin

Jun 9, 1921 – Nov 9, 2017 (Age 96)

Guest Book

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Who can forget the days of Earl Ness, Bobby Marcis, Ted Peters, Red Maurer, '80' Vanstratten,' '7' junior, Jimmy Ness, Mickey & Dave Degroot, Bob White, & should I go on with the list? I was 6 to 12 years old when my dad would bring us to Depere for Saturday night races. I it is still all so clear to visualize the old coupes racing. One note that still rings out from the grandstand: EARL NESS--YAAAAY! Bobby Marcis-- BOOOOO! Sound familiar?

When I was a kid, I lived nest door to Harlan and Marie. My best friend was Earl's niece, Joann. My Dad was a huge race fan and every weekend, we went to the Brown County Fairgrounds. My favorite was Earl in his old beat up "0" car. I don't remember the year, but he came out with a new car. White with Red accents and a big red "0" on it. They always raced on the 1/4 mile oval. Earl was always my favorite. I grew up and didn't go with my dad to the races too much. He took...

Thank you for your service to our country. May you rest in peace.

jim and family, sorry to hear of your loss


Earl's Obituaries

Ness, Earl L.Earl Leroy Ness, 96, died peacefully at his home on Thursday, November 9, 2017. He was born on June 9, 1921 to George and Lillian (Reif) Ness. On April 26, 1947 Earl married Norma Tuyls and had celebrated 70 years of marriage.Earl was a U.S. Army veteran, having served overseas...

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