William John Pronold

William John PronoldWilliam John Pronold of Genesee Depot passed away peacefully on his 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, at the age of 100 years.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Eunice (nee Lambe). Bill was the loving father of Mary Jo (Pat) Hultman, Elizabeth Pronold, Sarah (Jim) Poker, Barb (Bob) Wachendorf, Christine (Buzz) Monroe and Patty (Butch) Campbell. He was the proud grandpa of Heidi (Murray) McAllister, Michael (Beth) Hultman, Bill (Marilyn) Toshner, Scott (Pamela) Toshner, Ann Babe, Andy (Lindsey) Poker, Rachel (Luke Hiesterman) Poker, Amy (Brian) Brown, Jess (Matt) Imse, Abby (Eric Kirchen) Monroe, Emily Monroe and BJ (Shannon) Campbell. He was the beloved brother of Helen Kutschenreuter and Bob Pronold.

He was preceded in death by his siblings Elizabeth Pronold, Richard Pronold, Hazel Fleming and Paul “Jerry” Pronold.

Bill was loved and will be remembered by his caregivers, Aggii and Numona, his 15 precious great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and the entire community of Genesee Depot.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, S38-W31602 Highway D, Genesee Depot, from 9 a.m.11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial with full military honors will follow at St. Paul’s Cemetery. Following burial, reception at the Lions Club in Genesee Depot. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Catholic Church.

Special thanks to the staff at LindenGrove-Waukesha for their kind and compassionate care. Bill was a proud World War II Army veteran, serving as a medic in the European Theater and later retired from Waukesha Engine after 43 years of dedicated service.

Bill was a lifelong resident and very active community member of Genesee Depot.

He was referred to as the unofficial “mayor.” Bill was involved with St. Paul’s Catholic Church and Cemetery, VFW Post #5270 and a member of the Land O’ Lakes Hall of Fame.

Church and Chapel Funeral Service is serving the family. For more information, call 262-549-0659 or visit