THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Christopher J. Wold
Issue Date: August 13, 2014
Christopher J. CJ Wold, 31, of Oconto Falls, died Monday afternoon, Aug. 4 as the result of being struck by lightning the previous evening.
Born Nov. 22, 1982, in La Crosse, to Christopher L. and Katherine (Schoen) Wold, as a little boy, he moved with his parents to the Oconto Falls area where he attended public schools and graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 2001. He was employed in the family industrial painting business, C&L Contracting in Gillett. He was also a DJ along with his brother, Andy and they created their own record label with friends, Two Face Media The Brotherhood. He enjoyed music, poetry and will be remembered as one who liked to live each day to the fullest.
Survivors include his mother, Kathy (Jeff) Suess, Sturgeon Bay; his paternal grandmother, Marlene Wold, Millston; his soul mate, Courtney Oien and daughter, Izzy; three brothers, Andy (Quinn) Wold, Gillett; Cody Suess, Sturgeon Bay and Jason (Jamie) Linder, Oconto Falls; a sister, Amanda (Chance) Suess, Sturgeon Bay; his step-mother, Laurie Wold, Gillett; aunts and uncles, Nick (Cathy) Wold and Brian (Judy) Wold, all of Lena; Brent (Jill) Wold, Menomonie, Wi., Richard Buck (Tammy) Wold, Millston; nieces, nephews; cousins; other relatives and many good friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Chris Wold on Sept. 15, 2011; paternal grandfather, Douglas Wold; maternal grandparents, Robert and Betty Schoen and an aunt, Cynthia Wold.
Visitation was held at noon until time of funeral services at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9 at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls. His uncle, Brian Wold officiated with cremation and burial of the urn by his father in Wanderers Rest Cemetery, Gillett. As an organ donor, he gave the gift of extended life to others in need.