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KAUKAUNA — A memorial fund has been set up to create college funds for the children of a Kaukauna Youth Baseball coach who passed away unexpectedly last month.

Jerome Starkey of Appleton died unexpectedly at the age of 45 on October 22, 2022.

Starkey was a coach for Kaukauna Youth Baseball who loved the game and was an excellent, motivating role model to the kids, according to a GoFundMe page.

A memorial fund is being established to create college funds for Jerome and Renee’s children, Madisyn, Jaxson and Tyson. DONATE HERE

“We will miss him and all he brought to our baseball program,” read the page.




By Dan Plutchak

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