Lance C. Stichman, age 65 of Clintonville, passed away peacefully Friday evening, June 14, 2013, at the Appleton Medical Center.
Lance was born on April 1, 1948 in Appleton as the son of the late Arlyn “Dusty” and Dorothy (Hamilton) Stichman. He graduated from Clintonville High School and spent 28 years working for Waupaca Foundry. On October 14, 1967 Lance was united in marriage to Kitty Falk at Christ Congregational United Church of Christ in Clintonville. He loved spending time outdoors especially when it came to hunting or fishing. Lance and Kitty also enjoyed spending many vacations together at their cabin up north. Lance could often be found putzing with things in his garage and enjoyed tippin’ a few with his friends and family. Most importantly he loved his family; especially time spent with his great-granddaughter “Schotzy”.
Survivors include: his wife, Kitty; his daughter, Chris (Marcus) Mikulcik, Crest View, FL; his son, Pat (Kris) Stichman, Waupaca; 8 grandchildren: Dusty (Melanie Hansen), Cody, Bailey, Grayson, Zachary, Sydney (Todd), Savanah, and Justin; his great-granddaughter, Kylie “Schotzy”; 3 brothers, Steven (Vicki) Stichman, Weyauwega; James Stichman, Fremont; and Greg (fiance, Jody) Stichman, Gresham. Also survived by his mother-in-law, June Falk and the rest of the Falk family. Lance was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, Mark and Doug; a sister, Pamela Hoffmann, and his father-in-law, Otto Falk.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday June 18, 2013 at 2 PM at the Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory in Clintonville with Rev. Vilas Mazemke officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date at the Oak Hill Cemetery in the Town of Maine, Outagamie County. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 12 PM until the time of the services. Per his family’s request, please dress casual for the funeral as there will be a gathering at Kitty’s house (177 S. Madison Street) following the service. An online guestbook for Lance can be signed at www.eberhardtstevenson.com. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund will be established by his family. Lance’s family would like to extend their most heartfelt gratitude to the medical staff of the 8th floor at Appleton Medical Center for their care and compassion during Lance’s stay.