Francis Sobiech Sr.

Francis “Fast Fran” Sobiech Sr., 53, of St. Anna died unexpectedly on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 at his home.

Fran was born Feb. 3, 1968 in Chilton to Leona (Faust) Sobiech and the late Lawrence Sobiech. He was a graduate of New Holstein High School. Fran was employed with Kaytee Products in Chilton for many years. He was formerly married to Amanda (Powers) Sobiech. Fran could be found working in the shop on cars and riding his Harley Davidson.

He is survived by his two children, Francis Sobiech Jr. and Samantha Sobiech along with her sons, Isaak Lee and Felix Sobiech; mother Leona Sobiech; significant other Sasha Herzog; brothers and sisters Marvin (Judy) Sobiech, Mary Ann (James) Payne, Richard (Lisa) Sobiech, Marlene Sobiech (Jack), Karen (Francis) Raddatz and Tony Sobiech; sister-in-law Gail Scheuers-Sobiech; godmother Florence Walsdorf; and goddaughter Quincy Scheuers-Sobiech. Fran is further survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Fran was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence Sobiech; brother Eugene Sobiech; godfather Charles Walsdorf; and the mother of his children, Amanda Sobiech.

Per Fran’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 26 at Meiselwitz-Vollstedt Funeral Home, 815 6th St., Kiel. The family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Friday from 3 p.m. until the time of service at 6 p.m.

The family would like to thank the first responders and all who were there to help on Thursday.

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