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William Gerald Umphress
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“He was very supportive of lay ministry and provided a lot of wisdom and grace to all of us. Will miss him. Played the last few rounds of golf with...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Bill Rose - Plymouth, MN

“Dear Sally, I'm so sorry to hear of Bills passing. Though I never knew him, I've often heard great things about him. Our friend, Joe Monahan at St....Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Sue Cassodu - Arden Hills, MN

“Dear Sally and Family~ My deepest condolences in the passing of Bill. When I started out as a pastor, Bill was a tremendous help to me. I am deeply...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Fr. Bob White - Victoria, MN

“Sally, my son Andy, who is a parishioner at Holy Spirit, notified me of Bill's death yesterday. It's been over 6 years since I've seen you and Bill...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Rudy Walz - Rice Lake, WI

“Dear Sally - I only heard of Bill's death this afternoon . I am so very sorry for your loss. I had the privilege of knowing Bill in three of his...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Kaye Medinger - Saint Paul, MN

“Thanks, Tim Waldorf, for saying so eloquently how much Bill has meant to our family. I couldn't have said it better. Godspeed, Uncle Bill--we've...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Kathy Rosenberger (Waldorf) - MN

“I worked with Bill at the Archdiocese and we continued our friendship for many years with a monthly lunch and occasional golf outing. What a...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Sally and family,Thinking of you especially during these days after Bill''s passing. You were blessed to have so many wonderful years together!...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Sally, Was so sorry to hear of Bill's death. He was a great person, and I loved working with him at Holy Spirit. God's peace be with all of you. ...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Seidel

“Mike, Katie, and Alex,Sorry to hear about the passing of your dad/grandpa. Thinking of you. May you find comfort in all the great memories you...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“I truly wish peace for you and your family as you are going through this difficult time. We pray that God's love be with your family as you face this...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: - FL

“I truly wish peace for you and your family as you are going through this difficult time. We pray that God's love be with your family as you face this...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: ljw - FL

“Mike and Katie,We are thinking of you and sending our prayers to you and your family. God's Blessings Bonnie and Russ Edhlund ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Bonnie Edhlund - St. Paul, MN

“Mike:My deepest condolences to you and your family. You'll continue to be in our thoughts and prayers.Bill and Michele Blum ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Mike, Sincere sympathies to you and your family on the loss of your dad. Lori ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

16 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Hard to express the feeling of loss. Uncle Bill and the Umphress family have blessed our lives since my childhood. You are each so special to us. ...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: peggy hoffman - eagan, MN

“Dear Sally and Family, Our thoughts are with you. We were all so blessed to have Bill in our life.love, Judy and Warren ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“I was Williams mail person. I enjoyed our visits and conversations. He was kind, smart and funny. He was also one of the most positive individuals I...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Susan Rainey - MN

“For Sally, Mary, Michael, and Lisa- Words can't express enough for your loss. Bill was truly one of life's individuals that touched people's lives....Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Tim Waldorf - Shakopee, MN

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William was born on September 6, 1935 and passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016.

William was a resident of Eagan, Minnesota at the time of passing.

He was Veteran of the United States Air Force.

William was married to Sally.

Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Friday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church Randolph at Albert Ave. St. Paul. Visitation 4-7 PM Thursday at the OHalloran and Murphy Funeral Home 575 S. Snelling Ave. St. Paul. Interment Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to prostate cancer research or Second Harvest.

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