Henry E. Pigeon Jr., age 60, of Green Bay, passed away peacefully, Thursday, April 12, 2018 with his loving wife at his side. He was born January 16, 1958 in Worcester, MA, son of the late Henry E. Pigeon Sr. and Mieko (Takeda) Pigeon.
Henry graduated from Green Bay East High School in 1976. After graduation, Henry enlisted in the US Army and proudly served his country from 1982 until his honorable discharge in 1984. He was stationed in Fort Campbell, KY for most of his enlistment and was a proud 101st Airborne. Henry married Cynthia DeGrave, February 29, 1988 in Green Bay and they shared 30 loving years of marriage. Henry worked as fryer/baker for the Main St. Pick & Save for 16 years.
Henry was a passionate chef and baker. He loved making his grandchildren's birthday cakes and sharing his gifts in the kitchen. He was also an avid fisherman. Henry was a quiet man, but his children and grandchildren knew the pride he had in each one of them.
Henry is survived by his wife, Cindy; 6 children: Henry (Bernie) Pigeon III, Jessica (Daryl) Zeutzius, Lynn (Duane) Strom, Jason (Erin) Pigeon, Jamie (Barry) Pigeon and Justin (Katrina) Pigeon; 11 grandchildren: Keisha Bradford-Leicht, Allan Wolcott, Wesley Pigeon, Andrew Wolcott, Zachary Zeutzuis, Sanji Thyrion, Owen Pigeon, Violet Pigeon, Wyatt Pigeon, McKenzie Pigeon and Kendra Pigeon; 2 great-grandchildren, DJ Coburn and Teranyah Hendricks; his mother, Mieko Pigeon, 2 sister, Margaret (Jeff) Schmechel and Debbie Hyde; mother-in-law, Darleen Schimmel; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Pigeon Sr.; father-in-law, Melvin Schimmel; a brother-in-law, Richard DeGrave and former wife, Pamela (Cole) Taylor.
Per Henry's wishes, no services will be held.
Henry's family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Manor Care West and Unity Hospice for their care and compassion.
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