David A. Trefethren
September 14, 1962 - April 4, 2021
Steve VanAirsdale
Dennis Wagner
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Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel
1592 Oneida Street
Menasha, WI 54952
Friday 4/9, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Appleton Alliance Church
2693 W. Grande Chute Blvd
Appleton, WI
Saturday 4/10, 11:00 am

Family and friends may visit from 9-10 AM on Saturday, April 10 at the church.

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St. Patrick Cemetery
Stephensville, WI
Saturday 4/10, 12:30 pm
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David A. Trefethren, age 58, passed away unexpectedly after a brief battle with illness on April 4, 2021. Dave was born in Duluth, Minnesota on September 14th, 1962, son of Ken Trefethren and the late Claudia Trefethren. He graduated from Duluth East High School. After Graduation he relocated to Neenah, Wisconsin in pursuit of his…

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Steve VanAirsdale left a message on April 9, 2021:
May your family find strength in each other. Remember the great times you enjoyed together and keep him ever present in everything your family does as your lives go on even as painful as it is. Remember him everyday, cry, be mad, ask why, be there for each other but know he wants you to enjoy life and keep his memory alive. He was an incredible guy. I'm so sorry for your such a huge loss to your family.
Donna Brock left a message on April 9, 2021:
Dave was always a jokester, he loved to laugh. Even when he was upset he'd find humor. He would give you the shirt off his back. He will surely be missed by all who loved him.
Jill Messerschmidt left a message on April 9, 2021:
Dave was my mentor at KCPX for about 3 years and provided me with a vast amount of knowledge about diapers! We were proud to bring the diapers to fruition for the tiniest of newborns with the micro and nano preemie diapers being the only ones to produce them. But even more then all of the knowledge he shared his gift of humor was endless, I never had so much fun at work and his big laugh could brighten anyone's day! Missed him in retirement but maintained a friendship and am deeply saddened he was only able to enjoy that part of his life for such a very short time. I will always be grateful for the knowledge and friendship! Miss you Dave!
Patricia Treichel left a message on April 9, 2021:
All my sympathy to Dave’s family. He was such a warm and wonderful man who truly cared about the people in his life. He will be missed tremendously. My heart is hurting for all of us who called him family. May he be at peace in God’s loving care.
Julie Jensen Zittlow left a message on April 9, 2021:
Sue and family, I'm so very sorry to hear of your loss. May God comfort you in this very sad time. Love, Julie
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Karen Benedict left a message on April 8, 2021:
Dave, I lost my brother when I was 5 and you are what God sent in answer to prayer. It’s not that you replaced Allen, but you filled a place in my heart that was very broken. Since I was 13 years old you have been my brother and you always will be. Thank you for all of the love that you have shown me in the past 41 years. I so wish we could have done 41 more. I will miss you more than you will ever know. There will always be a place in my heart that will be empty. These are words that I wish I had told you while you were with us. I love you so much Dave. Please give everyone a hug in heaven for me. I can’t wait to all be together again. ❤️🙏💔😔😢
Dennis Wagner left a message on April 8, 2021:
So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers with you guys.
Dennis Wagner left a message on April 8, 2021:
So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers with you guys.
Dennis Wagner left a message on April 8, 2021:
So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers with you guys.
Debbie Miller left a message on April 8, 2021:
Sue, Bill, and Andy I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family. When I think of Dave I think of his smile and his belly laugh. I have many great memories of our families camping together; making too much soup and sharing with the campground, laughing by the campfire, and watching the Packers beating the Vikings😉 Whenever I saw Dave at work he always had that smile and his sense of humor. Dave has touched so many people over the years and will be greatly missed.
Dawn Pieper left a message on April 8, 2021:
To Sue, Bill, Michelle, Andy, Danielle, Liam, Ella, Kenrich, Ken and Jeri and everyone who loved Dave. He will be dearly missed! Our hearts are broken. You were a beloved uncle!! Dave gave selflessly to my kids which I am forever grateful for! He helped me on so many occasions throughput his life. I shared this picture because it captures Dave’s joy. His laugh was infectious and will never be forgotten.I loved Dave’s mischievous ways and his zest for life. Oh, how he will be missed! Those who knew him well, also knew there was deep pain and sadness in his life. May you all take comfort in knowing that Dave is at peace now. My deepest sympathy and love to all of you! My friend sent this to me. I love this quote by C.S Lewis about Heaven. “But for them, it was only the beginning of the real story. All their life in this world and all their adventures in Narnia had only been the cover and the title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has read: which goes on for ever: in which every chapter is better than the one before.” By C.S. Lewis Continued prayers for all of you!
Jennifer and Andrew Huber left a message on April 7, 2021:
Dear Ms. Jeri, Kenny and the family of Dave; our deepest condolences during this time. Sending you strength and peace to get through this. Share his memories and laugh in the stories. I know how proud Ken was of his son. As a mama to preemies I’m grateful to read that Dave had helped with developing preemie diapers. Wow! All our love, Andy & Jen Huber.
Kevin and Rhonda Sizemore left a message on April 7, 2021:
Words can never explain our loss, he was my brother.
Kevin and Rhonda Sizemore left a message on April 7, 2021:
Words can never explain our loss, he was my brother.
Kevin and Rhonda Sizemore left a message on April 7, 2021:
Words can never explain our loss, he was my brother.
NANCY FREIMUTH left a message on April 7, 2021:
Dave will definitely be missed, especially his very distinctive laugh that could be heard at our place. Peace be with all of his family.
NANCY FREIMUTH left a message on April 7, 2021:
Dave will definitely be missed, especially his very distinctive laugh that could be heard at our place. Peace be with all of his family.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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