Hubert W. ‘Bill’ Sheehan

Nov. 16, 1933 – Sept. 3, 2010

Hubert W. “Bill” Sheehan, 76, of Pewaukee, passed away in the morning hours of Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital following an illness.

He was born in the town of Lisbon on Nov. 16, 1933, a son of the late John Hubert and Theresa (Metz) Sheehan. He was a proud Korean War veteran, having served honorably in the U.S. Air Force. Bill worked in maintenance at the University of Wisconsin for more than 25 years, retiring several years ago. He was a member of St. Anthony on the Lake Catholic Church more than 69 years and had been active in many church ministries. He belonged to the Legion of Mary, and was a dedicated volunteer for the church. Bill was a kind soul, always willing to lend a helping hand. He will be sadly missed.

Bill is survived by his sister, Delores Sheehan of Pewaukee; his brother, Clete (Pat) Sheehan of Waukesha; his nieces and nephews, Jeff (Brenda), Scott (Lisa), Todd (Denise) and Chris (Jenni); his grandnieces and grandnephews, Casey, Becky, Angie, Jon, Stefanie, Courtney, Cameron, Ashley, Sean and Erin; and his great grandnieces and great grandnephews, Tessa, Ian, Makayla, Riley and Lillian.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial Wednesday, Sept. 8, at St. Anthony on the Lake Church, W280-N2101 Prospect Avenue (Highway SS), Pewaukee, with the Rev. Anthony Zimmer officiating.

Interment with full military honors will be in St. Claire Cemetery in North Lake immediately following the services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Bill’s name are appreciated to a charity of one’s choice.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit