William D. Houck

William D. Houck, 72, of Slinger passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006. Bill died of cancer, and he fought very hard to over come it.

He was born May 22, 1934 in Park Falls, the son of Edward and Ann (nee Mader) Houck, and served his country in the U.S. Army. Bill married Patricia Burg in 1964 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hartford.

He worked at International Stamping Co. in Hartford for over 20 years.

Bill loved his children and grandchildren very much.

He was the dearest father of Deanna Houck of Beaver Dam, Wendy (Chris) Gagne of Rubicon, Terry Houck of Slinger, Shane Houck of Boltonville and Jason Houck of Hustisford; the precious grandfather of Trayton, Raydan, Ariel and Vachon; and the dear brother of Beverly Bowman of Minocqua, Janet Hutchinson and Ronald Houck, both of Park Falls.

Also surviving are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Patricia in 2004.

Visitation was Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006 at Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home, Hartford, followed by a funeral service, with Rev. Ricky P. Schroeder officiating., Interment was on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hartford.

Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home assisted the family.