Steven C. Barney
July 19, 1946 - April 13, 2004
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Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
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Saturday 4/17, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Saturday 4/17, 3:00 pm

Barney, Steven C. Appleton Steven C. Barney, 57, of Appleton, died Tuesday morning, April 13, 2004, of renal cell carcinoma. Steve was born July 19, 1946, and was the son of Phyllis ("Billie") Barney and the late Harley Barney. Steve was proud to be a U.S. Marine and he served his country with two tours…

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Nancy TeWinkel left a message on April 6, 2009:
To the Family of Steve Barney, I grieve with you at the passing of your Father and I rejoice with you at the end of his suffering. It was such an honor for me to share some of his last days. He was an extraordinary man and I feel very blessed to have met him. Steve was such a world wise man. I enjoyed his stories of life and experience in different countries. The last day we shared, he wanted to talk about how much he loved his children and how much he was looking forward to seeing Jenny. He had so much love for his family and friends. He so valued your love. I will miss him. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this time. Your father will always have a special place in my heart. Blessing Nancy TeWinkel
Jane Driessen left a message on April 6, 2009:
Dear Deanne and Sam: It's hard to know what to say at a time like this. To say the world will be a sadder, quieter, less gentle place without Steve is a great understatement. I only had the honor & pleasure of his friendship for 4 years but I couldn't mourn his passing more if it had been 100. His sense of humor is unsurpassed. He lived his life to the fullest & was an example of all that is good and sweet and loving. And my Yorkie, Butch, wouldn't have a name if it weren't for that funny fellow. It is said that raindrops are God's tears. It is a very sad and rainy day for all of us who knew Steve. He will never be forgotten & will always have a special place in my heart. Know that your father was loved by many and couldn't have been more proud of you two children. I will miss his lilting voice, his smile, and those sparkling eyes that always made me wonder what he'd been up to. There will come a day when memories of your dad will bring a smile to YOUR eyes instead of a tear. You have a wonderful guardian angel who will forever be watching over you and all the Barney family members, current and future.
Takuo Saito left a message on April 6, 2009:
I was shocked to learn of Steve's passing. I have lost the most reliable partner. My deepest condolences to Steven's family, friends and co-workers.
Yasuyuki Amakusa left a message on April 6, 2009:
To the Family of Mr. Steve Barney On behalf of everyone at Marubeni Corporation, please accept our sincere condolences on his passing. We all got to know Steve as an expert in Pulp Sales. We appreciated his dedication and loyalty to the company. We also remember him as a kind and gentle person, and we appreciate the great opportunity to work with him, and he was truly a great man. Sincerely Yasuyuki Amakusa General Manager/Pulp Department
Marubeni Pulp & Paper Canada Ltd. left a message on April 6, 2009:
To Steve’s family, please accept our sincere condolences. We were shocked and deeply sadden to learn of Steve’s passing this week. We were all looking forward to meeting Steve again this May for the MPA in Vancouver… But now, we appreciate the opportunity to have meet him last year, we were impressed by his professionalism, yet we remember his approachable manner and great sense of humor.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Roland O Fjallstrom left a message on April 6, 2009:
My Sincere Condolences to the Family of Steve Barney. There are no words, scripture or poem that can explain the sorrow, sadness and pain in the loss of my friend and business associate. Steve was a spirit to us all and he never forgot his friends regardless of the circumstances. His passing has thought me the importance of "never put off for tomorrow what you can do today, because tomorrow may never come". We had so many things we had planed on doing, but now have to wait until we meet again. Steve, the list is long so please wait for me.
Branda Jurasek left a message on April 6, 2009:
We lost a wonderful man this week. As I reminisce about the time we spent together, I picture Steve's half-smirk and the eyes that could see to your soul. Steve taught me the importance of friendship beyond business and I'm blessed to call Steve Barney my friend. Thank you friend, for making me a better person. I will miss you.
Sue Norris left a message on April 6, 2009:
To friends and family of Steve Barney I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Steve. I met Steve when he first started dating Jenny. I have enjoyed many dinners with Steve and Jenny. Steve was always able to find the best restaurants in the area. He was also a wonderful cook. Whenever they had a small party, I enjoyed his exceptional cooking. One of my favorite memories of Steve is watching him trying to teach my dog to balance a treat on his nose. While it wasn’t successful, they both had fun trying. Please remember that Steve had many friends in Hagerstown and that our thoughts are with you in this difficult time.
Tom Chisholm left a message on April 6, 2009:
As a retired veteran of the pulp and paper industry, I can echo the many comments of praise for Steve. He was definately one of the 'good guys'. He and I worked briefly together at Tembec and I shall always have fond memories not only of that experience, but the many times we crossed paths and enjoyed good times while doing 'pulp things'. My deepest sympathies to Steve's family and friends. Tom Chisholm
Justine McConnell, RN left a message on April 6, 2009:
Deepest Sympathies to all of you, For just a short time, Steve and all of you came into our lives at Cherry Meadows. I knew as I left that Tuesday morning that I was saying goodbye and Godspeed for the next time I came to work Steve would be in the ultimate place at the end of his journey here on earth. I am so honored and touched and privileged to have been allowed to care for Steve and all of you. In reflection, as I watched family and friends gather around and support Steve, it was very apparent that Steve was a wonderful Dad, Brother, Friend and human being. It was very touching to watch all of the caring and support given to Steve from Deanne, Sam, Jenny, Pam, Ellen and his friends. This in itself reflects greatly on the type of person Steve was and how much he valued each of you. Anyone could feel the dedication and love that was both given and returned. With all of my thoughts and prayers, Justine
Randy Wolf left a message on April 6, 2009:
To Steve's Family, I'm heartbroken to hear of Steve's passing. He and met at 1st Urban Fibre in Hagerstown, MD. We got to to each other well while serving on "fire watch" at the mill. After Steve went to WS and I went to TX, we've kept in touch and even did some business. I'm going to miss him. He was a special person.
Bernie & Carol Moleskie left a message on April 6, 2009:
We were so saddened to hear of Steve's passing. Steve really lived life to the fullest and enjoyed all it had to offer. Bernie and I met Steve through Jenny. We enjoyed many dinners together and just being in his company. We will miss him.
Jenny Short left a message on April 6, 2009:
To Deanne, Sam, Pam, Ellen, Dave & Peggy, Bob & Donna, Ann, Dennis, Les, Guy & Vickey, Carol & Mike, Chuck, Art, and all of Steve's Hagerstown friends....... thanks for your wonderful memories and support. I am so proud to have shared a part of Steve's life and am honored to have known him. He was a great friend and partner and was a very proud, brave, generous man who loved life and people. I learned so much from Steve about people, places, and things, and we shared a love of golf, travel, great foods, fine wines, eating hard shell crabs (with Maddasyn), grilling on the Weber and entertaining, taking our 80+ year old mothers to Disney World, arts and crafts shows, and the water. I respect Steve for returning to his roots in Appleton and would have loved to have joined him there some day. With eternal love and fondest memories,
LOIS,GEORGE,MADDASYN,AND HAILLEY MANFULL left a message on April 6, 2009:
Chris H. Coss left a message on April 6, 2009:
To Jenny and the rest of Steve's family. My departed husband and I had the previledge of being Steve's friend from the time he moved to Hagerstown until he went to heaven. Steve and Ron fought their battle with cancer together. Ron lost his battle first and I am sure he was up in heaven waiting to show Steve the way. Who knows, they might have found a great golf course up in heaven and they are on the 18th hole right now. God bless them both!!
Danna and Shelly Liebler left a message on April 6, 2009:
Please accept our condolences. We pray that the peace and comfort of the Lord be on Steve's family and friends at this time. We first got to know Steve as part of the First Urban team. He was probably one of the best salesmen in the paper industry and one of the most upbeat and resourceful peope that we ever knew. We are grieved to hear of his passing. God Bless, Danna and Shelly Liebler
George Dominguez left a message on April 6, 2009:
To The Barney Family: I was deeply saddened to learn of Steve's passing. As a colleague in the market pulp business, I got to know him as a committed professional and a fierce battler. But people really were first with Steve--he most definitely was one of the Good Guys, and he will be missed as a colleague and a friend. Sincerely, George Dominguez, MeadWestvaco Fiber Sales
Frank Graves left a message on April 6, 2009:
Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Steve. We worked together for a short time many years ago and I developed a friendship with him and an appreciation for his talents. Due to distance we didn't see each other much, but still kept in touch. He was a great person and will be missed. Frank Graves
Dewey and Sue Coffelt left a message on April 6, 2009:
It was with deep grief and shock that we received the news of the passing of our friend, Steve Barney. He was a great guy and we have enjoyed many hours of fun and laughter with him during our association at Alpha Cellulose. We had no clue of his illness and were looking forward to a visit from him in the near future. We send our sincerest condolences to his family with the assurance that they will be remembered in our thoughts and prayers.
Yukichi Nakamura left a message on April 6, 2009:
I was very shocked and saddened to learn today of your father¬ùfs passing. In the brief years that we were associated with each other, I developed great respect and admiration for him both as a person and as a businessman. I will always think of him as having been a true gentleman and a friend.¬ù@Please accept my condolences and deepest sympathy in your bereavement. It may a small comfort to you to know that Steven made many friends in the world.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Judy Lucas left a message on April 6, 2009:
On behalf of everyone in Hagerstown, Steve was well liked and respected by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. He will be truly missed. God Bless!
Paul Kindem left a message on April 6, 2009:
For one who was his classmate at AHS and a fellow member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Appleton, it's sad for me to hear of his passing. He and his family were loyal and energetic supporters of my father during his ministry at Trinity. Peace be with you, Steve
Alice French Keane left a message on April 6, 2009:
Steve was my dear neighbor when I was growing up in Appleton on Racine Street. He was always very kind and sensitive. That will be what I remember most about him. Once, when I decided to run away from home, Steve packed a sandwich for me and brought it to me so I could carry on. He also wrote me a poem to make sure I knew I was cared about. Here is my note to show he was cared about. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends as they endure this deep loss. Alice French Keane
Charlie Hankins left a message on April 6, 2009:
I was quite surprised to hear of Steve's passing. Steve always tried to put the positive spin on situations when things were difficult in business situations. He knew and kept in touch with so many different people, not just for businesss reasons, but because he enjoyed the company of others and liked having fun. He always had jokes and stories to tell and great sense of timing when telling them. He will be missed.
Jerry Crispino left a message on April 6, 2009:
I was shocked to learn of Steve's passing. He made several sales calls on me and I was always impressed with his professionalism. He will be missed in the world of pulp sales.
David & Mary Udy left a message on April 6, 2009:
I worked with Steve in Canada and had the opportunity to travel with him in China on business..his ready smile and sense of humor always helped to lighten the load. Steve made a wonderful contribution in his life to family, country and international business..go well Steve! David & Mary Udy...New Zealand
Ron Yow left a message on April 6, 2009:
Steve, it is true, "... the streets of heaven are guarded by United States Marines." Semper Fidelis Ron Yow "Old Salts Company"
Richard Fay left a message on April 6, 2009:
My Sincere Condolences to The Family of Steve Barney. Steve is truly a wonderful person. He was so very proud and appreciatative of his children. In between our pulp business discussions we always exchanged updates of our wonderful children. We both looked forward to his visits to Portland for there is wonderful outside dining along the Willamette River...and it never rained when he visited ! Steve was so strong through out his extended illness. He always kept in touch, wanting to know "what's going on" up until just a few weeks ago. Our industry, and I personally, will miss Steve very much. Sincerely, Richard Fay
Tomomi Tsunoda V.P., Marubeni Pulp & Paper N.A., Inc. left a message on April 6, 2009:
All of us here at MPPN are very shocked and saddened by the death of Steven. For the last two and half years, he has been a great part of our organization. We all remember him for his kindness, thoughtfulness and generosity. Every time Steven visited our NY office, he brought souvenirs from Wisconsin. We all enjoyed this little treat and his presence in our office. It has been our privilege knowing him. We will miss him greatly and our heartfelt thoughts and sympathy goes out to his family.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
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