Obit: Bogumill, William “Bill” Joseph (1927 -
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Bogumill, DeKoskie, Schonfeldt, Frenette, Polster, Wirth, Handrich, Miller, King, Betz, Rodden, Martin
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co, WI) 5/07/2014
Bogumill, William “Bill” Joseph (18 June 1927 - 14 April 2014) With Flag
William Joseph “Bill” Bogumill, 86, of Marshfield passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, at House of the Dove with family by his side.
He was born June 18, 1927, in Thorp, WI to the late Leon and Helen (DeKoskie) Bogumill. Mr. Bogumill graduated from Thorp High School then enlisted in the Navy and served in the pacific on the USS Siboney. After service he attended Superior State College. Mr. Bogumill met his wife Sylvia “Pat” Schonfeldt and they were married in Colby on October 24, 1953. They move to Marshfield in 1956 where he was active in the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the American Legion. Mr. Bogumill was commander of the VFW and Veteran of the year in 2007. He worked as a sales representative for Silvercote Products and retired from Johns Manville in 1994.
He was preceded in death by his parents: and his son, Gregg.
Survivors include his wife, Sylvia; his sister, Eileen Frenette of Thorp; children: Charly (Jeff) Polster, Amherst, Gary (Elena) Bogumill, Cooper City, FL, Gail (John) Wirth, Cumming, GA, Vickie Handrich, Marshfield, Tammy (Jeremy) Miller, Sun Prairie, WI; grandchildren: Amy (Antonio) King, Heather (Matt) Betz, Patrick Polster, Michael and Brandon Bogumill, Mathew, Lucas and James With, Aaron and Dylan Handrich, Teagan and Savannah Miller; and great-grandchildren, Jasmine and Justyce Rodden-King, Janessa and Javonni King, Madison and Ryan Betz and Tyler Polster.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Marshfield. Father Samuel Martin officiated. A visitation was held Sunday, April 20, 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home in Marshfield and again at the church on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services. Burial followed the services at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Military honors were performed by the Marshfield VFW Post 1866.
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