William ‘Bill’ Zurn Jr., 83

William (Bill) John Zurn Jr., 83, passed away at home on Oct. 28, 2008.

He was born on May 1, 1925 in Hartford.

Bill met his wife Shirley (nee Kaiser) while rollerskating at the Nightingale Ballroom and they were married on Sept. 10, 1949. Bill worked for the Schlitz Brew-ery for 35 years and, after he retired, Bill worked in real estate.

Bill and Shirley loved to travel. One of their favorite destinations was China. They also visited Hawaii, Spain, Europe, Rus-sia, Australia and New Zeland. Bill also enjoyed working in his workshop, walking and working outside gardening and planting trees. Bill had a wonderful sense of humor and always had a joke to tell. Bill and Shirley made a beautiful couple on the dance floor, doing the ballroom dancing, they had learned many years ago. Bill was a member of the Knights of Columbus, WB Council #1964.

Bill is survived by his wife of 59 years, Shirley. He further survived by his loving children, Cin-dy (Sharon Borchardt) Zurn of Theresa and Fred of Owatonna, Minn.; grandchildren, Bradley, Matthew, Angela and Allison; and his dear sister, Ger-trude (Zurn) Goetz of Ari-zona.

By Bill’s choice, there will be no funeral services.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.