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Adam Vander Heiden

February 6, 1990 — December 14, 2021

Adam Vander Heiden, age 31, passed away unexpectedly on December 14, 2021 in Silvercliff, WI. The son of Donald and Susan (Jansen) Vander Heiden, Adam was born February 6th 1990 in Appleton, WI. He attended Kaukauna High School, Class of 2008. After graduation, he went on to NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, NC, graduating in the top of his class. After returning home, he worked for several car dealerships. He was currently employed at Big Rig Chrome in Oshkosh, WI.

He was kind, generous, fun-loving, quick-witted. He loved working with computers, even building his own. He loved the Packers, Brewers, and playing Fantasy Football with his friends. He was also a big online gamer.

He is survived by his parents, a sister Shealaina (special friend Chris Schattl), his girlfriend (Keri Kobussen). He was preceded in death by his parental grandparents (Clark and Frances Vander Heiden), maternal grandparents (Francis and Violet Jansen). He leaves behind many cousins, aunts, and uncles. Also three of his best friends (Jake Vandenberg, Mike Vandenberg, Brad Maurice). He always looked forward to the annual campout in Gresham, WI.

A Funeral Service for Adam will be held at 6 PM on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at Wichmann Funeral Home – Fargo Chapel, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave., Kaukauna, WI 54130. Family and friends may visit from 3 PM to the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Prevent Suicide Wisconsin, 600 West Virginia St., Suite 502, Milwaukee, WI 53204. Also, a portion of memorial donations to the family will be used to set-up a memorial in memory of Adam.

“Adam, we wish we could have taken away your pain. You will always be in our hearts. Things will never be the same with you gone. We will cherish the time we had with you.Rest easy, my son.” ~Love, Mom & Dad

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