Richard “Dick” Linskens, 75, Wrightstown, formerly of Little Chute, passed away November 18, 2017, after a short illness. Born on March 29, 1942, he is the son of the late Raymond and Lillian Linskens. Dick was a dedicated father and pet owner who also worked as a papermaker for 43 years at Sonoco/US Paper Corp. He had a passion for collecting, cooking, telling stories, and was an avid race fan.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy; three children, Richard (Lisa) Linskens of Menasha, Randall (Teri) Linskens of Neenah, and Ronald (Sue) Linskens of Kaukauna; five step children, Carrie (Randy) Carrol of Maplewood, MN, Tammy (Dan) Backes , Kevin and Scott Bruening, Shannon Putzer and boyfriend Matt all of Green Bay; thirteen grandchildren, Brett, Sydney, Brandon, Britteni, Hunter, Rebecah, Jonathan, Kelly, Christopher, Carrisa, Drew, Cody, and Alex; eight great grandchildren; brother, Dave (Sue) Linskens and sister, Elizabeth (Mickey) Brunette.
Dick was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald; mother of his children, Sharon Wyngaard; previous wife, Donna Linskens.
Visitation at Malcore (East) Funeral Home, 701 N Baird St Tuesday November 21, from 4 PM until the time of the service at 7 PM.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Matthew’s Senior Living in Wrightstown.