William H. Dykstra

William H. (Bill) Dykstra, age 69, of Dousman, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 15, 2011.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Nicole Guerin-Dykstra; sons Duane Strohwig, Peter (Sarah) Dykstra, Paul Dykstra; stepsons Jon Rehfeldt and Aaron (Jenny) Rehfeldt; brothers Terry (Judy) Dykstra, Dennis Dykstra, Randy Dykstra, Scott (Joanie) Dykstra, Greg Dykstra; sisters Phyllis (Jack) Matoucha, Brenda Dykstra, Cathy (Jeff) Lesandrini. He was the dear grandpa of Ashley Rehfeldt, Bryn Rehfeldt and Hunter Rehfeldt. He is also survived by his best friend Bill Bauer, along with many other relatives and friends.

Bill was preceded in death by his brother John Dykstra and parents, Harold and Karina Dykstra.

Bill retired from the U.S. Army in 1985. He was member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ in Dousman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and muzzle-loading. Bill enjoyed his retirement in the company of his family and friends. Funeral services for Bill will take place at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 36821 Sunset Drive (Highway 18), Dousman, at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, 2011. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 4 p.m. until the time of service. Donations can be made to the family, c/o Nicole Guerin-Dykstra, for a remembrance stone to be placed in the memorial garden at Emmanuel UCC.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 E. Summit Avenue, Oconomowoc, WI 53066, is serving the family. For details, call 567-4457 or visit the Web at