William “Bill” M. Stephany
“Bill” M. Stephany, age 79, passed away peacefully at home December 4, 2019. He
was born May 27, 1940 in Fond du Lac, a son of Sylvester and Lorraine (Meyer) Stephany.
graduated from Chilton High School in 1958. On April 8, 1961, Bill married the
love of his life Mary Corcoran at St Louis Catholic Church.
active in different parts of the community. He served on the Blue Line Hockey
Board of Directors and the Fond du Lac Youth Boy’s Baseball Board of Directors.
He was a proud member of the Knights of Columbus Council #664. He spent 30
years working for Sears and Roebuck Company in sales until they closed in Fond
du Lac. From there he moved on to working for Silica TV and Appliance until
younger years, he enjoyed playing baseball in Johnsburg. He liked listening to
the Brewers in his garage and watching the Packers. He loved to watch his
grandkids play sports and going deer hunting with his sons and friends.
Bill will be
dearly missed by his wife Mary; children, Keith (Joanne) Stephany of Fond du
Lac, Kay (David) Rice of Merrill, John (Leslie) Stephany of Fond du Lac;
grandchildren Steven (Amber) Athanasiou, Matthew (Melanie Munsey) Athanasiou,
Benjamin Stephany, Beth Stephany, Joshua Stephany, Cassandra Stephany; and
great grandchildren Carson Mahn, Macy and Bryce Athanasiou. Bill is further
survived by a sister in law, Kathleen Holterman and a brother, Fred (Patricia)
Stephany as well as other relatives and friends.
preceded in death by his parents Sylvester and Lorraine and his in laws, James
and Irene Corcoran; brothers in law Pat Corcoran and Ralph Holterman, as well
as other relatives.
family invites relatives and friends for a time of visitation on Monday
December 9, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E.
Division St. A memorial service will take place at 11:00 AM following
family would like to extend a thank you to the Agnesian Hospice Hope of Fond du
Lac, especially Nurse Emily and CNA Brenda.
In lieu of
flowers, Bill’s family asks that memorials be sent to Agnesian Hospice Hope.
condolences may be shared at www.zacherlfuneralhome.com.