William J. Bohrman

William J. Bohrman, 91, of Oconomowoc, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.

Bill is survived by his daughter, Beth (Errol) Schluter, and his nieces, HelenAnne (Dale) Meyer of Warren, Pa., and Bobbie (Richard) Smith of Watertown. Bill is also survived by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Margaret Bohrman (nee Eschrich); brother, Lloyd Bohrman; and his sisters, Francis Fisher and Helen Westcott.

Bill proudly served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He retired from the Navy after 20 years of service in 1959. His last two years of service were spent recruiting in southeastern Wisconsin. Bill was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association-Branch 14 in Milwaukee, the Tin Can Sailors, the VFW, the Golden K, the Harmony Club and the Oconomowoc Area Senior Center.

Bill was the police chief and village administrator for the village of Oconomowoc Lake, where he retired from in 1976. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and was the ultimate caregiver for many friends. He was also a longtime volunteer at Shorehaven in Oconomowoc. Bill will be missed by all that knew him.

Visitation will be held from noon until the 1 p.m. memorial service Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 E. Summit Ave., Oconomowoc. Military honors will immediately follow the service. Bill will be laid to rest at Summit Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Billís name to AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc, Lutheran Homes of Oconomowoc, Fleet Reserve Association-Branch 14 of Milwaukee and the Hope Memorial Relay, c/o Kathy Jensen, W5886 No. 14 Lane, Wallace, MI 49893.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.