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“Light is the Symbol of Eternity; the Good & Revealing nature of God.May this Light comfort the family and friends of Chad Davis as well as Light his...Read More »
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael Cerkas - Green Bay, WI

“I just learned today of Chad's passing. I am in total shock and would like to extend my deepest sympathies to Chad's family. I got to know Chad in...Read More »
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael Cerkas - Green Bay, WI

“The loss of Chad has deeply saddened our family. We will cherish the memories but he will be greatly missed. Please accept our heartfelt...Read More »
3 of 100+ | Posted by: John and Julie Wnek - Appleton, WI

“I will always carry fond memories of Chad when we attended the UW Center Fox Valley. We shared lots of laughs and good times together. Farewell,...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Scott Bogen - Verona, WI

Chad and I at Lambeau for NFL opener 2011 “I met Chad as we were thrown together to live with each other for two weeks as we were both hired on with Aerotek (Now TEK Systems). Didn't know...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Chris Laiche - New Orleans, LA

“nancy spencer and ellie I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to you and your extended family My thoughts and prayers go out to ”
6 of 100+ | Posted by: TeddyBob Vander bloemen Kaukauna

“Our deepest condolences go out to your entire family. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Shamus and Brenda Busha and family

“The morning gym crew will always remember Chad for his dedication. We are truly saddened and he will always be remembered. Our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Donny Johnson - Menasha

“I will miss you. You were a great friend, I wish I had more time with you. Thank you for being my friend. I am sorry I couldn't make it to your...Read More »
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Ralph De Decker - Oshkosh, WI

“My prayers are with the Davis family , im so sorry that that his gone ,but i know his in a better place. God will get the Davis Family through the...Read More »
10 of 100+ | Posted by: SEAN BELLIN - APPLETON, WI

“I remember Chad as our small classmate forever. He was always so nice, sweet and easy to talk to. My brother Travis Notz whom Chad had been friend...Read More »
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Shawna Lee K. (Notz) Scharenbroch - WI

“Dear Marcia and Woody, I enjoyed all your family stories over the years, many of them about Chad and his family. This is a situation that no one is...Read More »
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeanne Foley - Neenah, WI

“Nancy,Josh and I would like to extend our deepest sympathy to you, your children, and your extended families. May your many happy memories of Chad...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael Kerner - Woodbury, MN

“Nancy, our prayers are with you and your family in this time of need. ”
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Ken Thiel - Chilton, WI

“Dear Nancy and Family ; You have my Deepest Sympathy and my thoughts and prayers are so with you on this difficult day. Try to find the peace with...Read More »
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Bonnie Schneider - Chilton, WI

In Aruba for Todd's Wedding “My thoughts and prayers go out to Nancy, the kids, and entire family. Although we only knew Chad for a short time, we spent enough time to know how...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Dru & Kelly Brooks - Vernon, NJ

“My deepest sympathies to Nancy and your children, May God watch over you and guide you to find strength in this painful time. Anyone who knew Chad...Read More »
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Lisa Richter - Appleton, WI

“My cousin Chad's passing deeply saddens me!! I have many fond memories of Chad & he will be greatly missed!! My thoughts and prayers go out to Woody...Read More »
18 of 100+ | Posted by: David Brinkley II - Canton, OH

“Nancy, We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family through this difficult time. ”
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Sean & Johanna (Fox) Tackett - WI

“My deepest sympathies on your loss. I will keep Chad and your entire family in my prayers. He was a friend of my son's and I know he will be missed. ”
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Carol Tumas - Appleton, WI

“My deepest sympathies to the Davis family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Debbie Golden - Appleton, WI

“I remember Chad from Appleton East. He was always happy and outgoing. Prayers go out to the Davis Family. ”
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Shelly Cavins-Sauer - Appleton, WI

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Nancy, the kids, and the entire family. Although you were taken too soon, your light shines on. ”
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Kelly&Dru Brooks - Vernon, NJ

“To the Davis Family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. John and Jeanine Schmitt ”
24 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Woody and Marsha you have my Deepest Symphathy on the lose of Chad. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Arlene Neumann ”
25 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest condolences go out to the Davis family. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to hold in...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeni Strullmyer - Neenah, WI

“Chad, you were a dear friend way back in Junior High and I have tons of wonderful memories of walking home from school with you and hanging out in...Read More »
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Kristin Whitcomb - Appleton, WI

“Our deepest condolences to our neighbor and friend from berry drive from the Billinghams and the Halls. ”
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Laura hall - St. Joseph, MI

“My heart goes out to the Davis family for your tremendous loss.Chad helped me to get a great start in my new career, and I will always remember his...Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Sandy Verbeten - Kaukauna, WI

“Nancy, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Russ Corcoran - Beaver Dam, WI

“Chad your smile and the conversations will be missed at the gym in the mornings. ”
31 of 100+ | Posted by: CHARLES SCHMIDT - NEENAH, WI

“I knew Chad from Gold's gym when we were both working out there. He was a great guy and even though we hadn't seen each other in a while, we would...Read More »
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Marty Crownhart - Appleton, WI

“Dear Nancy,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very sad and difficult time. Kind regards,Joel, Karen, Ben & Ellie...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“RIP Chad. My prayers go out to the entire family. I have such fond memories of Chad over the years. He will truly be missed. Rest in peace, my friend. ”
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Dave Schlee - Brookfield, WI

“Dear Davis family, our deepest sympathy on your loss. What a tragedy. Our prayers are with you. Dick, Val, Eddy and Dena Davis ”
35 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Chad was always full of passion and enegy...and could always light up a room with his humor and laugh. His optimism and can-do attitude took him...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Steve and Amy Murray - Appleton, WI

“My condolences to Nancy, Ellie, Spencer and family. I had the pleasure of working with Chad on several occasions. He was a wonderful man that loved...Read More »
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Matt Bartley - Green Bay, WI

“Davis Family,You have my deepest sympathies for the loss of Chad. Even though we only saw each other infrequently since high school, I will always...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Jesse Massonet - Kaukauna, WI

“I am so sorry to hear of Chad's passing. He was a one of a kind nice person. He will be missed. ”
39 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“I had the priviledge to know Chad. He was enthusiastic in everything he did and seemed to have more zest for life than any one person should have. ...Read More »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Brad Miller - Appleton, WI

Chad & I fishing together with his dad and my daughter in Florida - Spring Break 2012 “Davis Family,It is hard to put into words how much this hurts. I feel truly blessed for having Chad, and your entire family, in my life. We have...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: - Appleton, WI

“Chad you have been a lifelong friend. From Kindergarten to today, and all points in-between. I'm so glad that our families were part of each others...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeff Hill - Plymouth, WI - Friend

“Nancy, I'm so sorry for your loss. I can only imagine the grief you have :( take care, Jeff ”
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeff Propson - appleton, WI

“I worked at TekSystems with Chad for many years. The thing I remember most is how personable he was to everyone. It wasn't very often that I was in...Read More »
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Kirk Neese - WI

“Dear Nancy & family, Our thoughts & prayers are with you. All our love & God Bless you. dino & ellie ---Chilton Upholstery ”
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Ellie & Dino Papendieck - Chilton, WI

“Our thoughts and many prayers are with you and your family at this time. May God give you strength. ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Rick and Lori Geary - Waupaca, WI

“My deepest condolences and I am so sorry for your loss. I haven't seen Chad in years but will always remember him for his friendship and sense of...Read More »
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Brock Goehler - Richmond, VA

“My heart and prayers go out to you Nancy and your two beautiful children. Chad was a great friend over many years but I know he truly excelled as a...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Tony Wood - Madison, WI

“We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We are friends of Nancy's father Bill, and our sympathy,thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“RIP Chad. ”
50 of 100+ | Posted by: John & Alicia Cook

“I am so sorry to hear of Chad's passing. Although I had the privledge of meeting Chad and his family only once, it was obvious that he was an...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike Stanislaus - Wauwatosa, WI

“I had the pleasure of meeting Chad just one time. He left quite a nice memory. He came to my father's showing at the funeral home,after I had just...Read More »
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Peggy Vandenhoogen - Schofield, WI

“Davis Family...I cannot tell you how sorry I was to hear about Chad. We had some great memories growing up on Berry Dr. and I will always remember...Read More »
53 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. It has been years since I worked at TEK but I always looked forward to seeing Chad at our sales meetings. He...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Todd Goodwin - Roseville, MN

“My deepest sympathies. I did not know Chad, but we have a mutual friend in common, Jeff Schmidt. Seeing Jeff as broken up about the loss of his...Read More »
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Jayson Elliott - Milwaukee, WI

“My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Davis Family lived in our Taft Ave. neighborhood my...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Alberts Family - Appleton, WI

“Everyone one at K-C had great respect for Chad, he was always upbeat, honest and dedicated to the task at hand.It was always a pleasure to have Chad...Read More »
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Rick Babler - Appleton, WI

“From all the Stadtmueller family..... How sad to have this happen to such a wonderful.... family........... Our prayers go out to all of you.... God...Read More »
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Pat Stadtmueller - Chilton, WI

“Nancy, We were shocked and saddened to hear the terrible news of Chad's accident. Greg and I have kept you, Ellie and Spencer in our thoughts and...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Greg and Tammy Oppermann - WI

“Dearest Chad - We thought of you with love today,But that is nothing new.We thought about you yesterday.And days before that too.We think of you in...Read More »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: from a friend who lost touch -- but never lost memories - WI

“Hearing about Chad"s death leaves us shocked and numb. I extend my heart and prayers of comfort to each one of you. I mailed a letter to address on...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Kaye (Cookie) Saddler and James Saddler - IL

“Nancy,Hello again. Lynn and I have become good friends with Bill and Laurie through school.I had hoped our paths would cross again under better...Read More »
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Gary Lorge - Appleton, WI

63 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeanne & Kerry Klotz - CHILTON, WI

“Chad was the type of person you couldn't help but to smile when you saw him. A great friend and a terrific person. He'll be missed by many. ”
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Shawn Meinke - Neenah, WI

“Chad served as a mentor and trainer for me (and others) when I started at TEK by helping in the training classes in Baltimore. He became a friend...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Thomas (Thoma`) Gaddis - TN

“So sorry for your loss. ”
66 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“marsha and woody, we were shocked to hear about chad. you have our deepest sympathy and you are in our prayers. I know there is nothing one can say...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: geri and bob steichen - cecil, WI

“Chad was our Tek Systems contact at K-C. When we would go out for lunch we would spend five minutes talking about work and the rest of the time...Read More »
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeff Seif - Appleton, WI

“Thoughts and prayers to your family from mine.. May God give you the strength to carry on, with your husband / father / son in your hearts until you...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Jessie Schuelke - New London, WI

“Dear Nancy, I am so sad for you and your family. What a tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Chuck and Kim Cerull (UWEC) ”
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Chuck Cerull - Appleton, WI

“Nancy, Spencer and Ellie we are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. May God wrap you in his loving arms and fill you with strength and...Read More »
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Molly Mueller - Sherwood, WI

“My heart goes out to you Nancy, your children and families. May God guide you through theses hard days. May happy memories carry you through this...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Karen Boesch Hernke - Hilbert, WI

“I remember Chad, my cousin as though it was yesterday. My mother would bring me every chance she got on the weekends. Ohhh some of the stories I...Read More »
73 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“You have my prayers and condolences during this difficult time. I worked with Chad on the HSHS Epic go live as a credentialed trainer. He was always...Read More »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Matt Mott

“Dear Marsha and Woody, We are SO sorry to hear of Chad's death. You and the whole family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Donna Rae & Larry Klement - WI

“I wish to offer my sincere condolences to the Davis family. I will always remember the good times we all had playing paintball with Chad. ”
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael Schilpp - Dale, WI

“Most people seem to love life, but for Chad it seemed life loved him. It was a pleasure to know him. Smile for Chad....he always did for us. ”
77 of 100+ | Posted by: NATHAN OBERG - APPLETON, WI

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Carl Herrick Jr - Appleton, WI

“Marsha and Woody so sorry to hear about Chad. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family! Remembering the days on Berry Drive and the...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Nancy, Ellie and Spencer We are deeply saddened by your loss. Please accept our heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your Husband, Father, and Friend...Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Russell L. Rautmann - Chilton, WI

“I was saddened to see that Chad passed away. I knew Chad because I worked at TEK systems as contractor. He was outstanding person and a great guy. ...Read More »
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Brian Smits - Appleton, WI

“To the Davis Family, My heart goes out to you and the children. . My prayers go out to you and your family through this difficult time. God Bless...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Julie Schramm - Greenville, WI

“May God comfort the Davis family at this time of loss. Chad will certainly be missed. Heather Bartel ”
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Heather Bartel - Appleton, WI

“I remember Chad when he would come visit KC. Always a smile on his face and would talk to me even though I had nothing to do with TEK. A very kind...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Barb (Sam) Nickasch - Menasha, WI

“Marcia, I was so saddened to hear about the loss of your son. I can't imagine your pain. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Sue...Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts & prayers go out to Chad's family & friends. Chad always struck me as being so strong & focused in all aspects of life. Surprised and...Read More »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Brad Schulz - Appleton, WI

“Chad was a pillar in my life that can't be replaced. I truly am forever blessed by what this man did for me at age 19. Still to this day, I give...Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeff Herrick - Neenah, WI

Take care my friend “Chad, you were always a great friend and I will cherish your memories forever. I don't know what I will do with out the regular conversation we have...Read More »
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeff Thompson - Champlin Park, MN

“Our thoughts and prayers and deepest sympathy are with you all, So saddend by the loss of Chad, ”
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim and jeanette Klundt - WI

“Davis family so sorry for your loss. I worked with Woody at Presto. Having lost a son of my own,I feel your pain. I will keep you all in my thoughts...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Sue Kosiorek - Neenah

“I will never forget Chad as a bright spot in our classes at McKinley Elementary School, where I was one of his teachers. His passing saddens me. My...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: David Schmidt - Appleton, WI

“Marica woody Family We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your wonderful son,chad.May Jesus be with all of you now and forever...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Chads visits to our office, here at PAi in De Pere, were always looked forward to with happiness. He filled the room with his kindness and...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: De White - De Pere, WI

“I remember Chad from the gym. He was a genuinely nice guy in every way, very kind and patient. I will keep your family in my prayers. ”
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Paul Neuhaus - Appleton, WI

“Chad will be greatly missed by Bellin Health. Our prayers go out to his family! ”
95 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Chad, I will miss your wit, infectious laugh and friendship. God speed my brother! ”
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeffrey Gentz - Neenah, WI

“To Nancy, your children and the Davis Family: We were saddened when we heard the news of your loss. May it comfort you at his difficult time, to...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Tricia and Jim Ronk - Chiton, WI

“My heart goes out to your family, your amazing wife Nancy, your sweet daughter Ellie and your little man Spencer. Even though you will be watching...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Brenda Marquardt

“To the Davis Family, My heart was so saddened upon hearing the news. My thought's and prayer's are with you at this very difficult time. One thing...Read More »
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Victoria Goodrich - Neenah, WI

“To Nancy, Ellie and Spencer - My deepest sympathy to all of you. I may not have known Chad but I felt I did through you all. Nancy you are a strong...Read More »
100 of 100+ | Posted by: PENNY FREIER - HILBERT, WI

Chad Everett Davis, 42, of Sherwood, WI died in a drowning accident on January 19, 2013. Chad was born on April 28, 1970 in Appleton, WI to George "Woody" & Marsha (Berton) Davis. Chad attended Appleton East High School, where he excelled in wrestling for four years, and graduated in 1988. Chad attended UW Fox Valley and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 1993 with a degree in Criminal Justice. In that same year, Chad met his future wife, Nancy Engler. They were married on September 26, 1998 in Chilton, WI. For a time, Chad worked as a Correction's Officer for Outagamie County and later joined TEK Systems where he worked for the past 15 years and served most recently as a Senior Account Executive.
The real joy and focus of Chad's life was his wife, Nancy and two children, Ellie (10) and Spencer (8). Chad was a devoted husband, father and family man. His dedication to his children was evident in the countless hours he spent with them, coaching soccer, reading, spending time in Door County at the family lake house, at the ledge house in Quinney, and most recently, at Chad and Nancy's new cottage on Boot Lake, in Lakewood, WI. Chad was determined to take care of his family and worked hard to provide for them. He supported them in all their interests. He was particularly supportive of Nancy's business endeavors and was often by her side helping with school and community projects.
Chad was a loyal and dedicated husband, dad, son, brother, brother-in-law and son-in-law. Chad was always willing to offer a hand to his parents and in-laws when needed, often going above and beyond the call of duty.
Chad was a good friend. Chad was passionate in everything he did, whether he was deer hunting, ATVing, playing paintball, refurbishing his Mustang and Ranchero, or just socializing. He kept in touch with old friends and extended family. Chad was a gun collector, historian and gun enthusiast. He never missed an opportunity to enjoy a good cigar with his brother, Jim.
Chad's encouragement, patience, tenderness, devotion and passion touched everyone he knew. His infectious smile will always be remembered.
Chad is survived by his wife, Nancy of Sherwood; daughter, Ellie and son, Spencer both at home; parents, George "Woody" and Marsha Davis; 3 brothers, Jim (Robyn) Davis of Barstow, California; Mark (Ann) Davis, of Oshkosh; Shawn (Kathy) Davis of Appleton; his father-in-law, William Engler, Jr. of Chilton; a brother-in-law, Bill (Laurie) Engler of Appleton; 4 sisters-in-law, Pat (Tom) Parish of Laramie; WY, Paula (Terence) Fox of Manitowoc; Susan Engler and her husband Stu Hopfensperger of Plymouth; Sarah (Joel) Weitz of Madison. Chad is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Chad was predeceased by his mother-in-law, Gail Engler and most recently a cousin Arnie Berton.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 am on Friday, January 25, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sherwood. Burial will follow in the High Cliff Cemetery. Friends may call at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Thursday, January 24, 2013. A time of sharing and story telling will be held at 8:00 pm Thursday evening at the funeral home.
There will be no visitation held Friday morning, but friends are invited to visit with the family at the luncheon following burial.
A memorial fund has been established in the name of Chad Davis. Donations are appreciated in memory of Chad, or in honor of Ellie & Spencer Davis for the St. John - Sacred Heart School in Sherwood.

Hotel information for anyone needing a place to stay:

Radisson - Paper Valley (downtown Appleton)
333 West College Avenue Appleton, WI 54911

(920) 733-8000

Reg. Rate $129 / Berv. Rate $89
Mark is setting up a block of 25 rooms under Chad's name for Thursday night.
The block will be ready to book by end of day on Monday

Hilton Garden Inn - Kimberly
720 Eisenhower Drive Kimberly, WI 54136
(920) 730-1900

Reg. Rate $110 / Berv. Rate $79
Just ask for bereavement rate.

Bestwestern - Chilton
1101 East Chestnut Street Chilton, WI 53014
(920) 849-3600

Reg. Rate $99 / Berv. Rate $69
Just ask for bereavement rate.