William ‘Bill’ R. Orth
March 10, 1919 - May 23, 2011
William "Bill" R. Orth of Waukesha died Monday, May 23, 2011, at LindenGrove-Waukesha at the age of 92.
Bill was born in Muscoda on March 10, 1919, the son of William and Josephine Orth. He married the love of his life, Lily Hunkins, on Feb. 3, 1951. Bill worked as an accountant at Waukesha Motor Co. for 39 years. He enjoyed card playing, collecting stamps and was an avid Packers fan. His greatest joy was spending time with his family. Bill proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.
Bill will be dearly missed by his wife, Lily; children, Bill Orth, Jim (Elizabeth) Orth and Betty (Brian Spicer) Orth; grandchildren, Jesse (Jessica) Orth, Sam Orth, Will Orth, Larry Orth and Robert Orth; and great-grandchildren, Dieonte, Nathan and Reanna. Bill is further survived by other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Bernard.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. funeral service Friday, May 27, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Burial with military honors will immediately follow the service at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha.
Memorials to the family are appreciated, to be donated to the charity of their choice at a later date.
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, visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.