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Lewis D. Del Marcelle

February 6, 1935 September 9, 2018
Lewis D. Del Marcelle
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Obituary for Lewis D. Del Marcelle

Lewis D. Del Marcelle, 83, De Pere, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 9, 2018. The son of Lawrence and Louise (Van Lanen) Del Marcelle was born in Green Bay on February 6, 1935. On June 20, 1958 he married Ellen Vissers in Dubuque, Iowa.

Lewis was a very private family man, but was very proud of his service to his country. He was a Green Beret for the United States Army and served all around the world over the course of more than two decades. He was awarded a Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, among many other medals.

He was an avid gunsmith and enjoyed restoring old vehicles. He enjoyed woodworking and loved spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren.

Lewis is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ellen; his children, Jessie (Jeanne), Richard (Karen), Russell (Patty) and Louise Bilodeau; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his siblings, Kenneth, Larry (Sharon), Rita (Floyd) Palmer, Earl Kornetzky, and other members of his extended family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Louise; his sister, Beatrice; brother, Henry; and granddaughters Josie Ann and Abbey Jane.

Family and friends may visit at Ryan Funeral Home, 305 N. Tenth Street, De Pere beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018. A prayer service with full Military Honors will begin at 6:00 p.m. Burial will take place on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Cemetery – Glenmore.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans at www.ihelpveterans.org.


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Visitation

Friday

14

Sep

3:00 PM 9/14/2018 3:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 9/14/2018 6:00:00 PM
Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory

305 N. Tenth St
De Pere, WI 54115

Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory
305 N. Tenth St De Pere 54115 WI
United States

Service

Friday

14

Sep

6:00 PM 9/14/2018 6:00:00 PM
Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory

305 N. Tenth St
De Pere, WI 54115

Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory
305 N. Tenth St De Pere 54115 WI
United States

Graveside

Saturday

15

Sep

10:00 AM 9/15/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Mary Cemetery - Glenmore

8532 Big Apple Road
De Pere, WI 54115

St. Mary Cemetery - Glenmore
8532 Big Apple Road De Pere 54115 WI
United States
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