Derryan Thomas Abraham, passed away on December 23, 2023 in Green Bay. He was born on January 14, 1973 to Thomas and Roxanne (Mundt) Abraham. He was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Manawa and accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior on August 8, 2022 at Victory Church in New London.
Derry graduated from Little Wolf High School in Manawa in 1991. He was active in football, wrestling and track, and also a member of the high school band and FFA. After graduation, Derry was employed by Pheifer Bridge Builders and Dairyland Seed Co. as a District Seed Manager and Alfalfa Seed Manager, before starting his own seed businesses: ASG Seeds and Abraham Farms Trucking.
Derry loved being part of the farming community; from raising animals for 4-H, to his career in the seed business. He loved hunting and fishing with his son Jayden. They also enjoyed antique tractors and tractor pulling. They loved going for rides on the 4-wheeler and especially their trip to Wyoming, riding in the mountains. Derry also enjoyed snowmobile rides with Jayden and friends, trap shooting with Jayden, and gardening and canning his produce. He was active in his community with the Veterans Freedom Park and associated fund raisers. He was a former member of the Little Wolf and Manawa Rural Fire Departments.
Derry is survived by his son: Jayden Abraham and Jayden's mother, Natalie Austin; parents: Thomas and Roxanne Abraham; sisters: Monique (Travis) Laird, Nicole (Scott) Straw; nephews: Trent Zabel, Carter Hermanson, Brendon Straw, Michael Diehl; many special aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends.
Derry was preceded in death by his parental grandparents: Elmer and June Abraham; uncle: Robert Abraham, maternal grandparents: Evan and Betty Mundt.
Special thank you to Pastor Jim Harley, the Aurora Bay Care Medical Drs. and nursing staff for all of their wonderful care, and to family and friends for their visits while he was hospitalized, it meant a lot to him.
The memorial service for Derry will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2023, at 11:00am at Victory Church in Waupaca (E3443 Apple Tree Ln) with Rev. Jim Harley officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the church from 9:00am until 10:45.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to his parents, Tom and Roxanne Abraham.