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Ellie, Dino and Family,

I just came across this news, I am sorry for your loss.
Joining Blackie in Walleye World.
Bob and Karen Buhl

Posted by: Bob and Karen Buhl - Mesa, AZ - friend   Dec 25, 2012

I wanted to send my thoughts and prayers to the family today! Even though I am miles away, I am near in spirit! I pray for the comfort and peace of Jesus to be with all of you and the wonderful memories of Uncle Bill to stay with you and cherish forever!!

Jackie Levknecht Vigier

Posted by: Jackie Levknecht Vigier - WInnipeg, WI - Great Niece   Dec 17, 2012

I can still picture Bill behind that bar at the Central House, patiently giving me the best bartending and customer-pleasing lessons I've ever gotten. He was a gem, one that will always shine brightly in Chilton's history. I am forever greatly that our paths crossed, but then so are thousands of others who are better off because they knew Bill.

Posted by: Tom Koch - Houston, TX   Dec 17, 2012

Bill was one of the nicest people you will ever come in contact with. Don't think he ever said a bad word about anybody, and if he did he said it in such a nice way you couldn't tell. I reall one deep sea fishing excursion down in FL about 10 years back when he took his son Dave and I out to catch some snapper and grouper and about all I caught was sea sickness. It was a heck

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Posted by: Mike Schmidlkofer - Wind Lake, WI - Friend of Family   Dec 17, 2012

Our deepest sympathy to all of the family.
You are in our prayers

Posted by: Larry & Barb Joas    Dec 15, 2012

Ellie, Jim, Bobby, and David-My cousin Donna called me & told me your dad had passed away. I was very sorry to hear that. My memory of your dad was a very pleasant, happy person & very nice father. Your mother, too. I remember going with your mother to the Easter Vigil-I'll never forget that. Of course, I always appreciated your family letting me be a part of your family-singing you to sleep Ellie with "He", and playing outside with

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Posted by: Pauline Pairon Henry - Anderson, SC - friend   Dec 15, 2012

I will always remember the good times we had with you and Elaine.
Florence Evers

Posted by: A friend   Dec 14, 2012

Sincere sympathy to all of Bill's family. He truly 'turned' the world around with his example of living and the family carries on that tradition. Even though I did not know Bill in his younger years the pictures and video showed how full life can be.


Posted by: Elaine Hessil    Dec 14, 2012

I have a lot of great memories of Bill, Elaine and the Goeser Family.

The time I went with Bill to the farm so Bill could clean catfish. He asked me to hand him the pliers hanging on the electric fence. After I droped it, Bill ask why I wouldn't get him the pliers? Being about 5 yrs old I said, " the pliers bit me". Encouraged a couple of more times, I eventually said he would hqve to get it himself.

Posted by: Chuck Keuler - Kaukauna, WI   Dec 14, 2012

I know you will miss the very special person that Bill was all his life. He lived life to the fullest and made great impressions on so many people. I remember many great times that were had by all at the Gobblers Knob and in many ways was an extension of many families. If it was getting together after church, fishing or any other activity you always felt welcome. Bill will be missed but not forgotten or not appreciated for

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Posted by: Mike Thiel - Arpin, WI - Friend   Dec 14, 2012