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Edward R. Ruechel

August 24, 1951 ~ July 15, 2019 (age 67)

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Obituary

Edward R. Ruechel, age 67, of Neenah, passed away at his home on July 15, 2019, after a lengthy illness.  Ed was born on August 24, 1951, in Appleton to the late Edwin and Esther (Lee) Ruechel.  He worked as a maintenance man in the area for many years.  He loved to play sheepshead with his card buddies and enjoyed cheering on the Packers.

Ed is survived by four sisters:  Ruth “Tootie” (Roger) DeBruin, Appleton, Ginny (Jerry) Heenan, Appleton, Donna (Dan) Mullen, Green Bay, and Rita (Mauricio) Tenorio, Appleton; and brother-in-law Jerry Schroeder, West Bend.  He is further survived by many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Loretta.

A memorial service will take place at 3 pm on Friday, July 19, at the Brettschneider Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel.  Friends may visit at the funeral chapel on Friday from 1 pm until the time of service.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for St. Elizabeth Hospital.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Ed’s dear friend, Kim, for the compassionate care she had given to Ed during his illness.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 19, 2019

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Brettschneider-Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel
606 N Oneida St
Appleton, WI 54911

Funeral Service
Friday
July 19, 2019

3:00 PM
Brettschneider-Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel
606 N Oneida St
Appleton, WI 54911

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