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Jeffrey Russell Locke

March 16, 1960 — April 13, 2024


Jeffrey Russell Locke, 64, passed away on April 13, 2024. Jeffery was born on March 16, 1960, in Appleton, WI, to William and Rosemary Locke.

Jeff attended Appleton West High School and Fox Valley Technical College, where learned his skills and knowledge that would serve him well throughout his career. In his professional life, Jeffrey was a dedicated entrepreneur who owned Kaukauna Appliance for over 30 years. His commitment to his business and his customers made him a respected figure in the local business community.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Jeffrey will be fondly remembered for his warm personality and great sense of humor. He cherished his family above all else and had a deep love for music. Geano Beach in Suamico held a special place in his heart, where he made lasting memories with his loved ones. One of Jeffrey's proudest accomplishments was marrying his wife, Patricia, with whom he shared 43 years of love and companionship. Patricia, along with their children will forever hold Jeffrey in their hearts.

Jeffrey is survived his loving wife Patricia Locke, children Jennifer, Kevin and Bill Locke, sister Denise (Larry) Vanderlois, nine grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, as well as a wide circle of friends who will miss him dearly. He is preceded in death by his parents, siblings William Locke Jr., Carol Locke, Linda Meyer, and nephews Jerry A. Vanderlois and Thomas Vanderlois. 

Services to honor and remember Jeffery will be held at Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior St. in Appleton on April 25th. A visitation will take place from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM followed by a Funeral Service at 1:00 PM.

We will see you on the other side.
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