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“Bill will be sadly missed by all of us....He was a super neighbor and friend. It is still hard to look out and not see Buttons and Bill on the back...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Tammy Thompson - Litchfield, MN

“Ben, we are so sorry for your loss. Having experienced this recently ourselves, we share your pain. We will be with you Sunday to provide love and...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Cynthia & Victor Williams - MN

“My condolences go out to the family of Bill. I always enjoyed seeing Bill when he would come in to pick up his medication. He always had a great...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Jenny Maurer - litchfield, MN

“My condolances to the family of Bill Resman. Bill was my supervisor and then an appraiser while we both worked at the Litchfield WAO. He was a...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Wanda Urdahl(Mausehund) - MN

“Because I will be out of town and not able to attend Bill's memorial service, I want to express my condolences @ this time. I will miss visiting with...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Scott Olson - Litchfield, MN

“Hi Bill (and family) To one of the best in our employ....enjoyed your company on that Pelican Lake fishing trip many years ago....see ya later...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Robert A. Hietikko - Pelkie, MI

“Ben and Ellen you have had such a tough year, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. I am glad that you had the opportunity to go fishing with your...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Melissa Condon/Tammy Nelson - WI

“We are gland Bill was able to make one last 'great' fishing trips. Don & Ramona Stetson ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Don & Ramona Stetson - Muncie, IN

“Bill rescued me when he hired me to the Litchfield Wetlands Office. He was a great friend, mentor, fishing buddy, and boss. Thousands of acres of...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Jim Dooley - Apple Valley, MN

“I had the priviledge of working with and for Bill when I was a realty specialist in the Litchfield Acquisition Office. He was a great person and...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Betty Jarous - Atlanta, GA


William "Bill" A. Resman, age 76, of Litchfield, MN, died on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at the Birchwood House in Hutchinson, MN. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at Johnson-Hagglund funeral Home, Litchfield, MN. William "Bill" Andrew Resman, the son of Egidy and Anna (Muhich) Resman was born on August 30, 1934 in Eveleth, MN. He graduated from the Eveleth High School in 1952. He continued his education at the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities, graduating in 1956. Bill was united in marriage to Ellen Giles in Minneapolis, MN on November 17, 1956. Together they lived in several upper midwest states before moving to Litchfield in the fall of 1978. Bill was an appraiser for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and an outdoor columnist for the Litchfield Independent Review and the Hutchinson Leader. He was also a freelance writer for many magazines such as In Fisherman. He enjoyed fishing, writing and was active in many wildlife conservation issues. Bill is survived by his daughter; Ellen Marie Resman of St. Paul, MN; son Ben Resman (and fiancee Katrina Nesse) of Roseville, MN; and sister and brother in law Kathy (and Al) Samuelson of Munice, IN. He was preceded in death by his wife; Ellen G. Resman, parents Egidy and Anna; siblings Henry Resman and Betty Resman; and an infant daughter Ellen Ann Resman.

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