Daniel D. Stoecker, 57
May 14, 1958 — Feb. 20, 2016
Daniel D. Stoecker, 57, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016.
Daniel was born in Milwaukee on May 14, 1958, to Daniel and Eileen (nee Eichman) Stoecker. He graduated from Germantown High School, Class of 1976, and was employed at MATC as a telecommunications specialist. Daniel loved to fix anything mechanical, especially engines and computers. He also enjoyed many hobbies including riding motorcycles, fishing, hunting, riding ATVs, camping, snowmobiling and his vegetable garden. Daniel also liked to spend time with his neighbors talking and joking about how they would solve the world’s problems. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited.
Daniel is survived by his children, Amanda and Danny. He is further survived by his sister, Colleen (Bob) Schmitt; stepdad, Vince Walkowski; uncles, Phil (Wendy) Stoecker and George (Elaine) Stoecker; aunt, Dorothy Oliverie; best friend and neighbor, Dave Buyeske; nieces, Sarah Schmitt, Amber Schmitt and Stacy (Mike) Funk; nephews, Michael (Kim) Stoecker and Nick Schmitt; great-niece, Samantha; great-nephew, Noah; and many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Larry.
A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend) with the Rev. Wayne Bittner presiding. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the start of service Saturday, Feb. 27, at the funeral home. Memorials are appreciated to The Arthritis Foundation (Wisconsin Chapter, 1650 S. 108th St., West Allis, WI 53214-4021) or the American Cancer Society (Wisconsin Region, P.O. Box 902, Pewaukee, WI 53072-0902) or the American Diabetes Association (National Processing Center, P.O. Box 13067, Alexandria, VA 22312).
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.