William and Danielle Beyer. Legacy.com photo

KAUKAUNA — Will Beyer was a super smart little boy, always asking “why?” His sister, Dani, was always extremely curious and never afraid of anything. That’s how the two Kaukauna children are being remember in their obituary posted online this week.

William, 5, and Danielle, 3, were found dead in their home Feb. 16. The investigation continues.

According to the obituary, Will and Dani were inseparable.

“Will was Dani’s protector and Dani always looked up to Will. They were both always smiling with their great big smiles and were just happy to always be together. They shared a love for their stuffed animals and a bond with each other that was extremely tight,” read the obituary.

The community hosted a vigil and memorial celebration Friday night at the Kaukauna Community Center.

One of the organizers, Attalah Sinclair, wrote this poem, which she read at the vigil.

To Beautiful for Earth

The moment you left my heart split in two, half with memories, and half with you.
To beautiful for earth I think with silent tears down my face.
As I lay awake at night I take a trip down memory lane, just to see your smiling faces again.
To beautiful for earth.
Remembering you, it comes easy, but missing you never goes away.
Life will go on but it will never be the same.
To beautiful for earth
If tears could build a stairway to heaven we’d shed thousands of tears to bring you back.
No farewell words were spoken, no time for good byes.
You were taken to soon and only god knows why.
To beautiful for earth.
Death, with chilling touch, gathers those we love O so much.
What seems dark and grim now will soon come to light.
Until then we will remember, to beautiful for earth.
Just to beautiful for earth.

A gathering only for family and family friends is being held Saturday.

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By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, born and raised in Kaukauna, is cofounder of Kaukauna Community News.