Bill was born in Lakeville MN on Feb. 23, 1939, & passed away in Punta Gorda FL surrounded by love & in the arms of his wife on April 17, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents Oren & Mary and his wife Sue. He is survived by his best friend & wife of nearly 20 years, Mary & his children Chad (Deb) Chip, Rick, & Melissa. His brothers Leonard (Judy) Donald (Alice), John (Mariann) & their children. 5 grandchildren, Brianna, Aaron, Mason, Conner, & Tanner and a wide circle of close friends. A memorial service will be held at Christiania Lutheran Church in Lakeville, MN on May 31, 2014 at 11:00 AM.