William "Bill" Paul Videkovich

William "Bill" Paul Videkovich, 87, of West Bend, passed away on June 17, 2009, at Kathy Hospice.

William was born on May 29, 1922, to Matthew and Mamie (nee Roberts) Videkovich in Sheboygan. Bill served his country during WWII in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Bowfin. Bill retired from the City of Mequon Highway Department after years of dedicated service. He also belonged to several WWII submarine veteran groups.

William is survived by his loving wife Marion (nee Herbst) of 64 years; and he was the father of the late William, Sandy (Gary) Brown and Ricki (Diane). Proud grandfather of Scott, Aubri, Carrie and Nathan, and great-grandfather of Haley, Nicolas, Madison, Evan, Bryce, Malory, Aiden and Kylah. Bill is preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Cunningham. Bill is further survived by siblings, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be on Saturday, June 20, 2009, at 2 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday, June 20, from noon until time of service, with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Kathy Hospice.

The family would like to thank the staff of Kathy Hospice, Midwest Dialysis, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Dr. Mosely for their care of William.

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