Eugene E. Chamness

April 26, 1922 - Feb. 4, 2009

Eugene E. Chamness of Waukesha died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2009, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc at age 86. Eugene was born in Indiana on April 26, 1922. He proudly served in the U.S. Army and retired from Allis Chalmers in Appleton.

Eugene will be deeply missed by his wife of 65 years, Elaine; his children, Sharon (Ed) Frye, Warren (Jacqui) Chamness, Jane Fulton and Ronald (Cheryl) Chamness; his grandchildren, Jeff (Cheryl) Frye, Leslie Frye, Chris and Nick (Gina) Chamness, Brian Fulton, Laura (Dan) Landrum and Tai Chamness; and his great-grandchildren, Aiden Frye, Lexi and Keagan Chamness and Amber Landrum. He is further survived by one sister, two brothers, other relatives and friends.

Eugene was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Osie; his daughter, Linda Chamness; son-in-law, Sam Fulton; and four brothers and one sister.

A private family burial will take place at Appleton Highland Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to AngelsGrace Hospice, W359-N7430 Brown St., Oconomowoc, WI 53066.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Preplanning Services is serving the family. For further information, call 542-6609, or for an online obituary, directions or to leave a condolence, go to www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.