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William H. HoehneSeptember 16, 1944 ~ December 26, 2017 (age 73)
William H. Hoehne, age 73 of Appleton, Wisconsin, died peacefully in the loving arms of his daughter on December 20, 2017 in Appleton. Bill was born on September 16, 1944 to the late Frank and Dorothy (Boness) Hoehne . After graduating from Menasha High School in 1962, Bill joined the U.S. Marine Corps., serving from 1962-1966 in Vietnam. Following his time in the war, William met the love of his life Adrienne Lepanen. They were united in marriage on June 22, 1967 at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Neenah, Wisconsin. Bill was a Master Electrician, retiring after many years with Kimberly-Clark in 1999. William enjoyed fishing, hunting, tinkering, working on cars and spending time with his family. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Adrienne; his children, Rick (Patti) Budgick, Angela (David) Allard, Rhonda (Jeff) Heuer, Wendee Budgick and Travis Hoehne; siblings, Dorothy (Bill) Adler, Donna (Rodger) Adler and Pete (Sam) Hoehne; 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; many family and friends. William is preceded in death by his brother, Richard Hoehne and grandson, Jason Ingalls. Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2017 from 9-10 am at Kessler Funeral Home, 304 S. Commercial St., Neenah. A Memorial Celebration of Bill's life will follow at 10 am. with military honors. To leave condolences, share a special memory or to send flowers to William's family please click on the buttons on the left side of this page. A memorial fund has been established.