Entered God’s loving arms on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Cherished husband of 68 years to the late Elizabeth (nee Ronan).
Devoted father of Ellen (Thomas) Vanderboom, Nancy (Michael) Hansen, Martha (Thomas) Dwyer, James, Thomas (Carolyn), Patricia Tesmer, Carolyn (Jeffrey) Radtke, and Charles (Michelle). Proud grandfather of 29 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren. Further survived by sister-in-law Mary Ronan, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
William was born on July 11, 1925 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Rowland and Lois Webb. Along with being reunited with his parents, Bill is also reunited with his siblings, Clarence (Maxine) and Mary (George) Hersman.
Bill served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1947 and the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He practiced internal medicine in West Allis for nearly 30 years until his retirement in 1988. Bill was a 1948 graduate of Marquette University (Medicine) where he met the love of his life, Beth (‘48 Nursing). They married in January of 1949. Together they raised their eight children in Hales Corners, Wisc. Bill and Beth devoted their lives to their faith, each other, and to their family.
Visitation will take place on Tuesday, September 25th at Becker Ritter Funeral Home at 14075 West North Avenue, Brookfield, from 4 PM until time of rosary service at 7 PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 AM on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at Christ King Parish, 2604 N. Swan Blvd., Wauwatosa.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Andean Health & Development, UW Dept. of Family Medicine, 1100 Delaplaine Ct., Madison, WI 53715