William Hingiss

Nov. 11, 1917 - Jan. 21, 2008

William Arthur Hingiss, 90, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at his home in Lake Worth, Fla. He was born Nov. 11, 1917, and raised in Owen.

On Sept.13, 1941, he married the former Ruth Madeline Johnson of Owen, his wife of 66 years. In 1951, they moved to Waukesha where he worked as a cement contractor until his retirement. William enjoyed dancing to polkas and waltzes, hunting, the outdoors, flowers and his home on Pretty Lake.

William is survived by his loving wife, Ruth; children, Janice (Gordy) Milbrath, William Richard, John, Barry (Debbie), Scott, Kurt, Mark and Peggy (Randy) Hill; grandchildren, Susan (Pat) Dowd, Jennifer (Tom) Gahbeck, Jennelle (Brad) DeNoyer, Troy (Shannon) Milbrath, Jeffrey (Shelly) Hingiss, Carrie (Steve) Helwig, Lisa (Mark) Primasing, Joshua (Amy) Hingiss, Chad (Tianna) Hingiss, Bobbi Lee (John) Bachik and Cale Hingiss; 20 great-grandchildren; his sister-in-law, Adel Horn; and other nieces and nephews. He will be missed by his many friends in Wisconsin and Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Visitation and services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Prairie Home Cemetery Chapel, 605 S. Prairie Ave., Waukesha, concluding with entombment at noon.

Memorials are suggested to your local hospice care service.

For further information or directions to the cemetery, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation, & Preplanning Services, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha, at 547-4035. To leave the family an online tribute, visit