Lance A. Handrich
September 8, 1971 - June 25, 2011
   
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Biography

Hortonville age 39, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011, while working in Neenah. Lance was born on September 8, 1971, in New London, son of Alfred and Sue Handrich. He attended Bethlehem Lutheran School and Hortonville High School. Lance was presently employed at Galloway Company as a chemist. He was a wonderful person who cherished his friends and family. We all knew we could count on him for anything. His nieces and nephews meant the world to him. He loved the outdoors including hunting and fishing with his friends, nephews and his dog, Lexi.

Lance is survived by his parents, Alfred & Sue, Hortonville; a sister, Laura (David) Arnold, Hortonville; a brother, Laine (Trisha) Handrich, Hortonville. Three nieces, Malory and Mackenzie Arnold and Brielle Handrich, three nephews, Mason and Marek Arnold and Blaze Handrich. He is further survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends, Charlie Bohman, and the Curtis, Schultz and Peebles families.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Walter and Meta Handrich, maternal grandparents, Harry and Ruth Sawall, an infant brother, Lee, aunts, uncles and a cousin.

Funeral services for Lance will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Hortonville with Rev. Joel Jenswold officiating. Burial will be in the Floral Hill Cemetery, New London. Visitation will be held at the church Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service.

Dear Uncle Lance, Hunting with you was super fun! The cell phone that you gave me I got working Saturday. The plans we had together, I will do. Thank you for showing me how to use a knife, gun, and other things. Brielle and I are going to take really good care of Lexi! You were like a second dad to me. Thank you so much for being such a wonderful uncle and always being there for family and me.

Thank you for being there for us. You are a great uncle; you would always tease me about my red hair and show me cool tricks like how to use the gap in my two front teeth as a water gun.:) You always helped me fix my bikes and other things I had. Whenever I was sad, you always made me laugh and smile with a joke or a random fact you knew. I love you Uncle Lance, you are a great uncle!

Dear Uncle Lance, I donít know what I will do with out you. Who else is going to teach the boys to be nice to me? Iíll make sure to give Lexi a walk on the nature trail for you, and Iíll bring her over to play with Knuckles. Iím also going to miss wrestling with you, and how you would always tease me about boys. I love you so much! I hope you enjoy hunting up there in heaven with Snapper, Kessler, and Abby.

LanceÖIíll always remember that a bad day hunting is always better then a great day at work. Thanks for being my mentor and rock. Life will never be the same without you.

Love Marek, Mackenzie, Malory and Mason.

Visitation

Wednesday June 29, 2011, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church
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Funeral Service

Wednesday June 29, 2011, 6:00 PM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church
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