Wallace Clarence Willes, age 79, passed away peacefully the morning of Sunday, June 20, 2021, at his home in Grand Chute. He was born September 25, 1941. Wally enjoyed fishing, camping, and his motorcycles. He was also a faithful member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Appleton.
Survivors include three children: Lori (Walter) Malouf of New London; Chris (Ken) Kirchner of Freedom; Karina (Kami Young) Willes of Brookfield. He took great pride in his five grandchildren: Beth Nass (special friend Christopher Pfeiffer); Steven Pietrzyk (fiancé Melissa Dahlke); Travis Marten (special friend Ashle Brusky); Tyler (Mackenzie) Marten; Olivia Young; and six great-grandchildren along with many additional family and friends. Wally was preceded in death by his faithful wife, Eleanor Willes; his parents; and grandson Trevor Lee Marten.
The funeral liturgy for Wally will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at ST. THOMAS MORE CHURCH, 1810 N McDonald St, Appleton, with Fr. Larry Seidl officiating. Interment will be at Highland Memorial Park. Friends may come directly at the church on Thursday afternoon from 9 AM until the time of the service at 10:30 AM.
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