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Jeffrey E. Langyel
Jeffrey Eugene Langyel, 56, passed away Monday, Feb. 10 at Anna John Nursing Home in Oneida from pancreatic cancer.
Born Feb. 28, 1957, son of Henrietta Walker in Milwaukee, he graduated from Suring High School in 1976. He married his wife, Lisa in Green Bay on May, 30, 1992 and in 1994 they relocated to the Fox Cities.
He loved spending time in his yard, driving his tractor and fishing in his pond. He enjoyed vacations, bike trips and attending church with his family, reminding his daughter to stay true to her faith. He loved his job of food packing at Midland Papers and made great connections with his customers. He was passionate in whatever he did and his motto was, early bird gets the worm.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Lisa; children, Kristin (Seth) Annoye, Jim Langyel, who attends UW-Madison and Mariah; two grandchildren; sisters, Carla Langyel (Gayle) and Suzanne Gibson (Ron); brothers, Michael (Eileen) Langyel and Bob (Sande) Walker; his mother, Henrietta Walker; in-laws, Rod and Marcy Zabel, Brenda and Bob Kitzman, Marc and Rachelle Piehl, Jodi Drefahl and Bryon; three godchildren; nieces; nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy and his father, Carl Langyel.
Visitation will be held at Valley Funeral Home, Appleton on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 4 p.m. until time of a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Friday, Feb. 14 at 11:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, N2749 French Road, Appleton. Pastor Tim Glende will officiate followed by a processional for immediate family, for burial in Community Lutheran Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established in his memory.