Jeffrey J. "Jeff" Scannell, age 70, of De Pere, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at his home. He was born November 26, 1947 in Green Bay, son of the late John and Vivian (Van Drisse) Scannell and was a graduate of Green Bay West High School.
Jeff was inducted into the U.S. Army in September of 1969 and proudly served until his honorable discharge in June of 1971. He was proud member of the Teamster's Union for over 30 years during which he was employed by Red Owl and Morning Glory Dairy.
Jeff enjoyed spending time golfing and often planned golfing vacations with friends. He loved to cheer on the Packers. His family remembers him fondly for his quick wit and his giving heart. He was always willing to help anyone in need and was the best handyman-just ask him! He was a proud Grandpa to Andrew and Maisie.
Jeff is survived by his 3 children: Jodie Klaus, Christopher (Rachel) Scannell and Courtney Scannell; grandchildren, Andrew and Maisie; his brother, Thomas (Jerry) Scannell and his sister, Colleen Scannell.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Patricia (Richard) Marcolini.
A celebration of Jeff's life will be held at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (340 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay), Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 3 to 6 PM. He will be laid to rest with his mother at Allouez Catholic Cemetery.
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