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Wayne Sixel

March 23, 1943 — December 25, 2021

Elkhart Lake

Wayne J. Sixel, age 78, of Elkhart Lake passed away on December 25th, 2021.

Wayne was born to Arno & Edna (Riehemann) Sixel on March 23rd, 1943.  He married Rose Zortman in April 1975 in Cleveland.  Wayne graduated from South High School in 1961.  Wayne was in the Army from 1964 to 1966.  He served an apprenticeship at LTC in Tool & Die Trade.  He worked at Hysen Manufacturing, Plymouth Die Mold, Gilson Brothers, and Sheboygan Tool and Die.

Wayne is survived by his daughter, Katie (Caleb) Franson of Madison WI.  He also has 2 surviving brothers, Glenn (Connie) Sixel of Mesquite, NV and Dale Sixel from Las Vegas, Nevada. Also surviving are his in-laws, Verna (John) Prahl, Karen LaBarge, Mary (Darwin) Oelke, and Joany (Robert) Brault - all living in the Manitowoc area. He also has several nieces and nephews.

Wayne was preceded in death by his wife, Rose in 1997.  He was also preceded in death by his parents, Arno and Edna Sixel; and Brother-in-Law, Ruben Zortman.

A Private Funeral will be held at a later date.

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