Keith R. Ellenbecker

August 24, 1966 ~ August 7, 2018 (age 51)

Keith "Spider" Ellenbecker

Keith Robert Ellenbecker, age 51, of Menasha, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, August 7, 2018.  He was born on August 24, 1966 in Appleton, son of Kenneth (Kathy) Ellenbecker and Dot (McGowan) Behling. He worked for Lakeshore Cleaners. Keith was an avid motorcyclist and enjoyed riding his Harley’s.  He also enjoyed snowmobiling and jet skiing.  Keith was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone who was in need.  He had a heart of gold. 

Keith is survived by his loving mother, Dot Behling; a son, Ben Jewson; sisters: Kristine (Robert) Brownson and Sarah Behling; step sister, Lori Ware; nieces: Amber (Josh) Peterson, Emily (Mike) Miller and Katie Ware; several great nieces and nephews; an aunt, Roberta (Paul) Tiseling; cousins: Mark (Heather) Tiseling and Katherine Tiseling; special friend, Teri Rutkowski; and Ray Gauger who was always there for him.

Keith was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Ellenbecker; grandparents, Art and Alice Ellenbecker and Helen McGowan.

A gathering of family and friends will take place on Monday, August 13, 2018 at the Verkuilen-Van Deurzen Family Funeral Home, 101 Canal St., Little Chute, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.  For online condolences, please visit

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