Priscilla Ann Will – age 70 – of Waupaca, WI passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 with her loving family at her side, following a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born on September 20, 1944 in Manitowoc, WI, the daughter of Allen and Mildred (Bruss) Nickel. She married Larry R. Will on November 23, 1962 in Waupaca. Priscilla is survived by: her husband, Larry R. Will; daughters: Cheryl (William) Sampone of New London, Tammy Pluff of Greenville, and Teresa (Dennis) Gohla of Houlton; a son, Larry G. Will of Weyauwega, and grandchildren: Brooke and Ashley Sampone, Leah and Nathan Pluff, and Rachel and Aaron Gohla. She is also survived by two brothers, DuWayne (Susan) Nickel and Ellwyn Nickel (special friend, Traci Johnson) both of Waupaca, a brother-in-law, Don Mayer of Oshkosh, and sisters-in-law: Kathy Nickel, Barbara (James) Anderson, and Judy (Vern) Wilde, all of Waupaca. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Mildred Nickel; a sister, Doreen Mayer; a brother, Vincent Nickel; her in-laws, Waldemar and Eunice Will, and a brother-in-law, Gordon Will. Priscilla was a member of the Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Readfield. She had a number of interests which included golfing, gardening, sewing, cake decorating, cooking, and fishing. She also enjoyed traveling and spending winters in Texas where she loved playing Domino’s with her Texas friends. She especially enjoyed the time she could spend with her family.
A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, December 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Readfield, WI with Rev. Peter Kesting, officiating. Interment will be in the Parfreyville Cemetery, Twp. of Dayton, Waupaca County. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca, WI is assisting the family with arrangements. Priscilla’s family wishes to extend a special Thank You to Dr. Thomas Klinkhammer, the entire staff of Fox Valley Hematology and Oncology, and to Theda Care Hospice and Alicia for the special care given to Priscilla and family.