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1 of 21 | Posted by: Hannah & Troy Poe - Huntsville, TX

“Patti I'm so sorry for the passing of your husband I will keep you and your family in thoughts and Prayers through this difficult time ”
2 of 21 | Posted by: Peggy Blenke - Kaukauna

“I was just telling my girls about Sarge, and how my friend and I would walk behind him in the halls of Kaukauna High School and he'd pretend he didn...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Brenda

“Semper Fi Marine! May you rest in peace. ”
4 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“This fine man left a print on each KHS heart by simply being there to brighten anybody's day. He will be greatly missed. We are praying for the...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Rev. Shannon Schmidt - Muskego, WI

“Patti, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this difficult time.Jeanne Palmer ”
6 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Patti, Ann and your family, I'm sad to hear of the loss of your husband and dad. May God Bless you in your sorrow. ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: MaryBeth Lipp - Kaukauna, WI

“My sympathies to you. He really seemed to pull the smile out of every student. RIP Sarge. ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: Sharon Hanson - Shawano, WI

“Loved that guy! Did his job well. Was a pleasure to talk to. RIP Sarge. ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Matthew Spielbauer

“So sorry for your loss, sarge was a great and fair man, he was always a pleasure to talk to. ”
10 of 21 | Posted by: Len Fleming - Kaukauna

“Patti,My thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones. May the support of family and friends along with all the wonderful memories lighten...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Jane Schaefer - IN

“R.I.P. Sarge. Thanks for your kindness in and outside of school. Thoughts and prayers to Bj and the family. ”
12 of 21 | Posted by: Jason Landers - Freedom, WI

“Most humble and fair person that could bring a laugh to every kind of person that was blessed to meet him and everybody loved.And filled KHS with...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Bill Locke - Kaukauna

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Sarge had such an incredible positive legacy to us all! R.I.P. ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: Laura (Meisenhelder) Taylor - WI

“I am so sorry for your loss. Sarge was a great man and gave great advice. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Laura Liesch - Kaukauna, WI

“Sarge was the best study hall "teacher" you could ask for. Couldn't wait to see him and his smile. Thoughts and prayers for his family. ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Stacie Koester - Little Chute, WI

“BJ and family ,I'm so sorry for your loss ”
17 of 21 | Posted by: Pat Helf - Kaukauna

“I only knew Sarge for 5 of his 92 years, but I know just what a good man he was. His infinite wisdom taught me so much. I will always be grateful to...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Craig Coenen - Macungie, PA

“I am so sorry for your loss. It truly was a pleasure to have known Sarge. God bless you all. ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Claire Opsteen - Kaukauna, WI

“Patti and family,Sorry for your loss. You have been blessed to have had Bill for so many years, May the love of family and friends comfort you. ”
20 of 21 | Posted by: Linda Opsteen - Kaukauna, WI

“Dearest Patti and Family. You are in my thoughts and Prayers at this difficult time. You'll have lots of wonderful memories of Bill to cherish...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Alan Hietpas - Hortonville, WI


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William was born on February 12, 1924 and passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

William was a resident of Kaukauna, Wisconsin at the time of his passing.

He was married to Patti.

A Funeral Service for Bill will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday October 15 2016 at BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH 124 W 10th street Kaukauna with Pastor Levi Willms and Pastor Walt Steinbach concelebrating. Visitation will be held on Friday October 14 2016 at BOETTCHER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 2401 Fieldcrest Drive Kaukauna from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with Father Bob Udulutsch conducting a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. to conclude the evening. Visitation will resume the following day at church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Lieu of flowers a memorial is being established. Boettcher Family Funeral Home of Kaukauna is assisting the family. 920-766-2099.

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