Madison - Earl Edward Church "Buck", age 64, passed away peacefully with all of his family by his side on January 21, 2013. He was born on July 18, 1948 in Madison.
Earl enjoyed his family, children and grandchildren. He loved Christmas the most, fishing, motorcycling and spending time in Wisconsin Dells with Sandy. He really enjoyed life to the fullest.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy; his children, Michelle (Dave) Neumann, Sherry (Norbert) Sasek, Danielle (Greg) Miller and Tony Church; the mother of his children, Lenille Church. He was also very proud of his grandchildren, Christopher, Justin, Brianna, Aaron, Angela, Brandon, Bailey, Dylan, Devin, Leshia, Terrell, Latasha and Cami and a soon to be born great grandchild. He is also survived by his little sister, Pam Menning and we can't forget his best friend, Duke (his dog) who was there to keep him company.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Angela; parents, Earl E. Church Sr. and Frances Splittgerber and his sister, Patricia Lichtenberg.
There will be a celebration of life at Evangel Life Center - Great Room, 4402 Femrite Drive, Madison on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11:00 AM. Pastor John Clark will officiate.
A luncheon to follow at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 2109 Bartillon Drive Madison.
In lieu of flowers or monetary gifts, please make donations in his memory to the Diabetic Foundation.
Our family would like to extend our thanks and gratitude to the doctors and nurses at St. Mary's Medical ICU, where they took exceptional care of our dad and we are forever grateful.
Papa, we will always love you and we will miss you dearly. Love, Michelle, Sherry, Dani and Tony