William L. "Bill" Coogan

William L. "Bill" Coogan, 53, of the town of Scott, passed away on Sunday, May 4, 2008, at his home after a short illness.

He was born on Sept. 11, 1954, in Austin, Minn., the son of the late Carleton and Myrtle (Keyser) Coogan and on April 10, 1999, he was united in marriage to Debra Dressel in Fond du Lac.

Bill served his country in the U. S. Navy and was employed by Woodlore, Inc. in Port Washington. He was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan all of his life and he enjoyed hunting and woodworking.

Survivors include his loving wife, Debra; four sisters, Carliene Pickett of Cedarburg and her daughter, Danita (John) Zahares and their children, Samantha, Matt and Mike; Jean (Dale) Heath of Kodiak, Alaska; Doriene Coogan and her children, Christine, Jack and Mike; and Jan (Tom) Simmons of Altoona and their children, Phillep (Kaelyn) Coogan, Denny (See) Coogan and Juliene Coogan; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded by a nephew, Scott Pickett.

Cremation has taken place. A private gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Billís arrangements. Additional information may be found at www.millermartinfh.com.

A heartfelt thank you to all the family and friends who organized and participated in the fund raiser to help with Billís medical expenses. Your support was deeply appreciated.