William W. ‘Bill’ Lindner

Nov. 13, 1940 - Nov. 10, 2006

William W. "Bill" Lindner 65, of Waukesha, found peace Friday, Nov. 10, 2006, after losing a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born Nov. 13, 1940, in Waukesha, to Edgar and Lorraine (nee Schmidt) Lindner. Bill attended Brookfield High School and graduated in 1958. He then joined the 32nd Division of the National Guard. He served at Fort Lewis during the Cuban Crisis.

Bill joined the Waukesha Fire Department in June 1963. He became an equipment operator and driver until his retirement June 30, 1993. Bill started Bill’s Grading in 1973 and was in the process of retiring. He was a longtime member of Wisconsin Excavators and Graders Association and served on the board for the past five years. Bill married Jean E. (nee Flick) on Oct. 13, 1962, and they were able to share 44 years of marriage together.

Bill will be sadly missed by his loving wife Jean; son, Scott (Tina) of Brooklyn; daughters, Linda (Kevin) Evanoff, Lori and Rebecca (Steve) Boldon, all of Waukesha; and nine grandchildren, Jason, Kenneth, Christopher, Adam, Amanda, Joshua, Kaley, Lea and Aaron. Further surviving are his brother Thomas (Sharon) of Pewaukee; stepfather William Schubel of Grand Marsh; brother-in-law, Robert (Karen) Flick of The Villages, Fla.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death are his parents Edgar and Lorraine Lindner and brother James.

Visitation will be held at the church at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, until the noon memorial Mass at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, S89-W22650 Milwaukee Ave., Big Bend, with the Rev. Dick Robinson officiating. Burial will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Prairie Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial donations be made to AngelsGrace Hospice, W359-N7430 Brown St., Oconomowoc, WI 53066; St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, S89-W22650 Milwaukee Ave., Big Bend, or American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.

The family also would like to extend heartfelt thanks to the caring professionals at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, especially Dr. Gilberto Rodrigues, Dr. Federico Sanchez, and Dr. Anthony Ruggeri and AngelsGrace Hospice.

For additional information, please contact Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home & Cremation Services at 542-6609 or for an online obituary, directions or to leave cards of condolences, go to www.waukeshafuneralhome.com.