Obit: Covell, William Victor #2 (1940 - 2008)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Covell, Woelffer, Drescher, Wojcik, Scholz, Telrosgates

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Monday, Jun. 9

Covell, William Victor (27 Dec. 1940 - 5 June 2008)

William Covell

William Covell, 67, of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., died Thursday, June 5, 2008, at his residence. Funeral services for Bill will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 14, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Interment will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Gesche Funeral Home.

William Victor Covell was born Dec. 27, 1940, in Neillsville to Allen and Marie (Woelffer) Covell. In the fall of 1959, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy with basic training at Great Lakes Naval Base. Bill served on the U.S.S Stormes as a gunner. Bill retired from the Navy after serving 23 years as an E-8 Senior Chief.

Bill is survived by his wife, Donna; a sister, Charlotte Drescher of Neillsville; step-children, Gregg Wojcik of Alaska, Renee (Edward) Scholz and Denise (Steve) Telrosgates of Milwaukee and five step-grandchildren.

The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Bill's family with funeral arrangements.



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