Roy L. Hill

Feb. 28, 1922 - Dec. 10, 2006

Lifelong Waukesha resident Roy L. Hill, 84, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 28, 1922, in Waukesha, to Wallace and Luella (Downey) Hill.

He owned and operated Fire Equipment Company, Sales and Service in Waukesha for 30 years. He had also worked for many years at General Fire Equipment Company in Milwaukee. Roy was a 60-year member of the Waukesha Masonic Lodge #37, a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies and of the Tripoli Shrine. In 1980-81 he was the Worthy Patron of the Order of Eastern Star, Pewaukee Chapter #190.

He is survived by his wife, Helen (nee Scheets) of Waukesha; his stepson, Leland (Linda) Martinez of the town of Genesee; seven grandchildren, Lisa (Craig) Samanske, David Dreger, Colleen Dreger, Leah Martinez, Jeramiah Martinez, Alysha Weise and Lisa Anderson; and six great-grandchildren. Other relatives and friends also survive.

Visitation for Mr. Hill will be held from 2 p.m. until the 4 p.m. Masonic services by Waukesha Lodge #37 on Sunday, Dec. 17, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Monday at Prairie Home Cemetery with full military honors. Please meet at the cemetery office.

For further information, call Randle-Dable Funeral Home at 547-4035 or visit online at www.randledable.com.