Appleton - Stephen K. Ford Sr., age 72, passed away on Friday, October 27, 2023, at Little Chute Health Services. He was born on April 25, 1951, the son of Noel and Jean Ford.
Steve spent all of his life in the Appleton community. He worked as a manager for many years at Pierce Manufacturing. He loved watching auto races, the Packers, Badgers, and Brewers. In his later years he enjoyed feeding and watching the birds outside of his windows. His ability to always “tell it how it is” will be missed.
Steve is preceded in death by his father, Noel K. Ford; and his sister, Joni Ford.
He is survived by his mother, Jean Ford; sons, Stephen (Kim) Ford Jr. and Chad (Michelle) Ford; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sisters, Connie Ford Adams and Amy “Amos” Ford.
A celebration of life visitation will be held for Steve on Thursday, November 9, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, at Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior St, Appleton.