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Richard "Dick" KoernerFebruary 6, 1935 ~ December 22, 2017 (age 82)
Richard "Dick" Koerner, of Neenah, age 82, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on Friday, December 22, 2017. Dick was born on February 6, 1935 in Neenah, son of the late Alphonse and Florence (Buss) Koerner. Following graduation from Neenah High School he was employed at Banta Corporation and worked there for 43 years before retirement. Dick married Jackie Anderson on July 2, 1955 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. Dick was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed, hunting, fishing and sturgeon spearing. He was president of the Twin City Rod and Gun Club for 22 years, served on the Wisconsin Conservation Congress for 50 years and was recently inducted into the Conservation Congress Hall of Fame. He also helped start a D.U. Chapter for Outagamie and Winnebago Counties, served on the Sturgeon Advisory Board and was involved in many other sports clubs.
Dick is survived by his wife Jackie, his children, Jodi (John) Woods, Tami (Sara Edwards) Koerner, Michael Koerner and Nanci (Craig) Fink, his grandchildren, Justin (Angie) Perkins, Katie (Mike) Wagner, Chad (Tracie) Michalkiewicz, Kari (Adam) Kelly, Andrea Koerner, Derek Rabideau and Anja Rabideau, and 3 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers, Eugene and Terry Koerner. Dick was preceded in death by his brothers, Ronald C. Koerner and David A. Koerner.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 620 Division Street, Neenah with Fr. Dennis Bergsbaken officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services. Burial will be in St. Margaret Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers a memorial is being established.