William ‘Bill’ Howard Redeker


William "Bill" Howard Redeker, 71, of West Bend passed away on Monday, April 18, 2011. Beloved husband of Eleanore "Ellie" (nee Rake). Dear father of Becky (Gary) Reynolds and Mitchell (Amy) Redeker. Proud grandpa of Cayla, Jake, Samantha, Tyler, Sam and Dan. Treasured friend and family member of Craig and Darlene Barbian. Also survived by sisters, Muriel (Millard) Gerndt , Eileen Madsen , and Joyce (Lee) Forman, as well as motherin-law Eleanor Rake, sistersin-law, Katherine (Byron) Kamphuis and Monica Weeden and brother- in-law, Terry (Joan) Rake. Further survived by nieces and nephews.

Proceeded in death by his parents, William and Elvena Redeker, brothers-in-law, Milton Kloosterboer, William Madsen, father in-law, Theodore Rake and sister-in-law, Paulette Rake.

Bill was retired from Custom Pak Products in Germantown, Wis. and was an ardent fan of the Badgers, Brewers, and especially the Green Bay Packers. Bill was an avid bowler over the years in both West Bend and Milwaukee.

Family and friends share many special memories over 40 years of bowling with Bill.

The Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 22, 2011, at 1 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W Paradise Drive). The Visitation will be held on Friday, April 22, 2011, at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family, (262) 338-2050, or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.