WAUWATOSA

William E. ‘Bill’ Wolfgram


William E. “Bill” Wolfgram of Wauwatosa passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 8, 2015, at the age of 85 years. Bill was born in Muskego, the son of William F. and Mabel (nee Rupp) Wolfgram.

He married the love of his life, Shirley Huebner, on August 20, 1955. After serving two years in the United States Army, Bill worked as a projectionist and managed theaters. He was a milkman at Golden Guernsey Dairy. He was a self-employed lighting salesman for many years and finally worked at Ace Hardware in Elm Grove.

Bill’s hobbies included traveling, woodworking and building a model train, which is a replica of the circus train at the Circus World Museum.

Bill will be sadly missed by his wife, Shirley of almost 60 years; daughters, Joy Froberg and Holly Wolfgram Sanz; grandchildren, Miguel and Manuel; brother, Howard Wolfgram and sister, Dorothy Pierson. He is further survived by other relatives and friends. Bill was preceded in death by his sister, Evelyn Egan.

The visitation for Bill will be held on Wednesday, March 11, from 1:30 p.m. until the time of the 2:00 p.m. prayer service at St. Mary Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. The burial of cremains will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the National Parkinson Foundation Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018 would be appreciated.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.