William ‘Bill’ A. Meyer Sr.

July 3, 1923 - April 20, 2006

William ‘Bill’ A. Meyer Sr. of New Berlin, born July 3, 1923, and raised in La Crosse, died Thursday, April 20, 2006, at age 82.

Bill was a B17 Air Force pilot in World War II. He was affectionately known as "Coach."

He taught, coached and was a guidance counselor in the New Berlin School System for many years.

He was the beloved husband of Mabel for 60 years and the dear father of Bill and Bruce. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date in La Crosse.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to Waukesha Memorial Hospital Regional Cancer Center.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.