Henry N. Bills III

Henry Bills IIIHenry N. Bills III, age 82, of Delafield, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, January 7, 2017.

Henry is survived by his children, Henry Bills IV, Susan (Dr. Dean) Shepherd, Heidi (Dan Sr.) Ferrise and Peter Bills, and his grandchildren, Katherine Bills, Samuel Shepherd, Sara Shepherd, DJ (Dr. Meagan) Ferrise, Logan Ferrise and Melissa Ferrise.

Henry was preceded in death by his loving wife, Barbara Bills (nee Tank) of 54 years, and his siblings Edward Bills and Barbara Johnson.

Henry was a past president of NOMMA (National Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association), the NLYC (Nagawicka Lake Yacht Club), delegate to WAY and ILYA, a longtime member of the ILYA Bilge Pullers, and former commodore of the NLYC. He was on the NLYC Board of Directors from 1999 to 2001 and commodore from 1971 to 1972 and a member of the City of Delafield Lake Welfare Committee and Board of Zoning from 1968 to 2009. Henry enjoyed sailing and was a member of the Kettle Moraine Curling Club.

Services for Henry will be held on Saturday, January 14, at Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 E. Summit Ave., Oconomowoc, at 12 p.m. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. A committal service will follow at Forest Home Cemetery in Milwaukee.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Nagawicka Lake Yacht Club or the Kettle Moraine Curling Club.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262567-4457 or visit