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“Rob, and extended family.So sorry for your loss.My prayers are with you ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Jeff VanElzen - Racine, WI

“Barb and family, I worked with Chuck at Thilmany's for many years and would like to give my condolences on the loss of a great guy, a person that had...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Bill Ludvigsen - Appleton

“To my Killian cousins--my sympathy to you in the loss of your father. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Mary Van Boxtel

“Clint, I was very saddened when I heard the news about your dad. My deepest sympathies for you and your family. Hugs to you all. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Tami

“Barb- May deepest sympathy. I would love to take this all away from you right now. You are a shining example to everyone that knows you how to love...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“Grandpa- words cannot explain how much you will be missed by all. We love you and will never forget you ?? ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Lisa


Charles P. “Chuck” Killian, age 79, of Appleton, passed away at Theda Care Medical Center—Appleton, on August 7, 2017. Chuck was born on January 23, 1938, in Kaukauna, to the late Louis and Augusta (Schmitz) Killian. He married Barbara Bougie on August 12, 1977, in Oshkosh. Chuck was a papermaker at the Thilmany Mill in Kaukauna for over 37 years, retiring in 1993. He was a “car guy” and enjoyed classic car shows and loved to own the shiny new ones. Chuck was also an avid deer and small game hunter. For twelve years Chuck and Barbara enjoyed their winters in Florida and their summers at Lake Thompson near Rhinelander. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Barbara; his five children, Kathy (Mark) Montanye; Timothy (Nancy) Killian; Rob (Carrie) Killian; Barb (Don) Sobiesczyk; and Clint (fiance Jenny) Killian; his grandchildren: Lisa; Amber, Kevin, Mckenzie, Mikayla and McKinley; Matt and Brock; Tiffany, Madalyne and Katelyn; his great granddaughters, Lily and Ella; his siblings, Joan (Peter) Gaigg, Virgie Meulemans and Daniel (Judy) Killian; his sisters-in-law, Elaine Killian, Dawn Killian, Dianne Miller, Ardene (Ronald) Schimke, Marilyn (Melvin) Whitty and Kathy Binder. Chuck was preceded in death by his siblings, Esther Killian, Frank Killian, Mildred (Joseph) Gokey, Lorraine (Clayton) Van Asten, Carol (Richard) School, Leo Killian and Tom Killian. Memorial services will be at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 11, 2017, at the WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME, 537 N. Superior Street, Appleton. Friends may call directly at the funeral home Friday from 3:00 p.m. until the time of services. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to Dr. Nicholas Augelli and Dr. Robert Ferrante, and their staffs, for their loving care. Online condolences may be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com