THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Scott Courchaine, 48, of Cecil died Saturday evening, Sept. 22 as the result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
Born March 15, 1964 in Oconto Falls to Bernice (Young) Courchaine and the late Kenneth Courchaine, he grew up in rural Gillett, where he graduated from Gillett High School, Class of 1982.
He lived all of his life in the Cecil area where he once farmed and had a roof and siding business. He later became an owner/operator semi-truck driver and most recently, was driving for Klemm Tank Lines in Green Bay. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing pool and cards and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle with his buddies.
Survivors are his mother, Bernice Courchaine of Gillett; three sisters, Susan (Tom) Schmitt of Suring, Sandy (Jim) Siegel of Gillett and Sherry (Dave) Fellenz of Oconto Falls; nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephew and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Along with his father, Kenneth, he was preceded in death by a son, Tony Courchaine on Sept. 2, 2007; his paternal grandparents, Lawrence and Lucille Courchaine and maternal grandparents, Ray and Alice Young.
Visitation will be held after 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls until the time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Fr. Joel Sember will officiate and burial will follow in Wanderers Rest Cemetery, Gillett.
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