William J. Steichen
March 25, 1931 - July 31, 2006
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Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
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Holy Name Cemetery
Kimberly, WI
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Sacred Heart Catholic Church-Appleton
222 East Fremont Street
Appleton, WI 54915
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Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map

Steichen, William J. William Joseph Steichen, Appleton, age 75, died Monday July 31, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Hospital surrounded by his loving family after surviving 12 years of prostate cancer. Bill was born March 25, 1931, to the late Nicholas and Margaret (Kirkpatrick) Steichen in Dubuque, Iowa. He married the former Mary Ann Kilsdonk of…

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candy miller-rusch left a message on April 6, 2009:
to the whole steichen family, my thoughts are with you all at this time, he is with our lord now, i have not seen the kids for a few years. i have ms and am in a wheelchair now, but will always remember playing on the swingset at your house, and living accross the street....sincerely candy miller-rusch
Kerri (Mears) Goebel left a message on April 6, 2009:
To Mary Ann Steichen & family: So sorry to learn of your loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you all in your time of sorrow. Mark -I probably knew you best since you spent so much time at our house playing Lincoln Logs. My deepest sympathy to you & your sisters. God bless. Sincerely, Kerri (Mears) Goebel
Michael Norkofski left a message on April 6, 2009:
Very sorry to hear about your father Sarah. You have both Ann and myself's deepest sympathy.
Roy & Jean Fahland left a message on April 6, 2009:
Our deepest sympathy to the Steichen Family. We will always remember and cherish our memories of Bill. The walks on the beach, time spent with him at the computer. If we ever needed help, Bill was always there to give a hand. We will miss our very dear friend.
Wanda Erdman (Cheney) left a message on April 6, 2009:
To the Steichen Family, I just heard from Mom that Bill had passed away and that the funeral was today. I am truly sorry for your loss. Please extend my condolences to the family. I do remember fishing with Bill on Big Muskelunge Lake and asking if there were any otter in the area and five minutes later two baby otters appeared. We didn't catch many fish but had a good time. That will be one of my favorite memories, along with the smell of pipe tobacco. Again, you all have my condolences and my hope that your sorrow will be with happy memories.
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Bob Stammer & Family left a message on April 6, 2009:
Mary Ann It was lovely to see you at my mother's memorial service! I only wish I could have been there for you and your family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Bill has just accepted the biggest promotion in his entire life! He was a man of faith, and that example touches many more people than we could ever imagine. GodSpeed Bill! God Bless the Steichens!
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