Obit: Young, William F. “Bill” #3 (1925 - 2012)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Young, Gerike, Emanuel, Taylor, Manier, Michael, Van Iten, Muth, Nagl, Maier, Bakken

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/16/2013

Young, William F. “Bill” (18 November 1925 - 25 December 2012) With Flag

William F. “Bill” Young, 87, of Hatfield and formerly of Augusta and Menomonee Falls died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in the Pine View Care Center in Black River Falls, WI.

Bill was born in Augusta, Nov. 18, 1925, to William A. and Emilie (Gerike) Young. He was raised in Augusta and graduated from Augusta High School. He received his BA and MA degrees from Stout State University.

He served in the Air Force for over two years. He married Judith C. “Judy” Emanuel Aug. 17, 1952, at the Methodist Church in Augusta in a double wedding with Judy’s brother, Dean Emanuel, and his bride Lorraine. Following their marriage, the couple lived in Dollar Bay, MI, for three years before moving to Menomonee Falls.

Bill taught industrial arts and driver’s education for 35 years at Menomonee Falls High School. He also coached basketball for 19 years and was inducted into the Wisconsin State Basketball Hall of Fame. He retired in 1985. Following retirement, Bill and Judy wintered in Stuart, FL, and spent their summers in Menomonee Falls and Hatfield.

Bill was a soft-spoken, gentle man, who enjoyed telling stories. He enjoyed all sports, especially golf and going fishing, as well as woodworking.

Surviving are his wife, Judy; one son, William A. (Kathy) Young, Ashville, NC; three daughters, Diane (John) Taylor, Green Bay, Patricia (Bob) Manier, Cincinnati, OH, and Susan (Ron) Micheal, Hatfield; 13 grandchildren, Bill Young, Tommy Young, Meghan (Adam) Van Iten, Brittany Taylor, Lindsay Taylor, Brendan Taylor, Bob Manier, Emma Manier, Jessica (Jeff) Muth, Dan (Hannah) Nagl, Sarah Nagl, Ryan Micheal and Dylan Micheal; one sister, Corrine Maier, Bloomer; two brothers, Sam (Corrine) Young, Black River Falls and David (Joan) Young, Denver, CO; and 14 close nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Ed Maier.

Memorial funeral services followed by military honors will be at 11 a.m. Saturday Jan. 19, 2013, at the Black River Falls Evangelical Lutheran Church. Pastor Ramie Bakken will conduct services. Relatives and friends may call at the church Saturday, from 10 a.m. until time of services.

Torgerson’s Funeral Service (715-284-4321) of Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.





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