William C. Kober, 80
July 2, 1935 — Jan. 1, 2016

William C. Kober, 80 William C. Kober, 80, of Kewaskum, passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton with his family by his side.

He was born July 2, 1935, in Kewaskum, the son of the late Christopher and Leona (Rosenbaum) Kober. On June 29, 1957, William was united in marriage to Beverly Ramthun at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum.

William served his country in the Army from December 1957 until December 1959 at a Nike missile site in Pennsylvania. After his military service, William worked for 38 years at Gehl Co. in West Bend as a foreman. William was a long-time member of the Hexelbunk Club and the now “C.A.F.E.” He was also a member of the West Bend Knights of Columbus.

William enjoyed traveling and camping with his wife and family all over the United States, especially his annual trips to Florida with Beverly. He also had a love for woodworking, carpentry, golfing, spending time on his Farmall Cub tractor and was a jack of all trades. William’s greatest joy of all was spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Those William leaves behind to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 58 years, Beverly Kober; three children, Barbara (Allen) Heberer, Brian (Peggy) Kober and Brenda (Tom) Herriges, all of Kewaskum; seven grandchildren, Crystal (Ian) Mulvanny, Candice Heberer, Clark Stamm, Tyler Stamm, Grace Kober, Rebecca (Nick) Krieser and Kelsey Herriges; three great-grandchildren, Natalie Krieser, Liam Krieser and Edward Mulvanny; a sister, Bernice Krueger of West Bend; three brothers-in-law, Otto (Cheri) Ramthun, David (Patti) Ramthun and Bret (Jennifer) Warner, all of Campbellsport; a stepmother-in-law, Virginia Warner of West Bend; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by his mother- and father-in-law, Otto and Kathryn Ramthun; a stepfather-in-law, Roy Warner; a brother-in-law, Norman Krueger; and a sister, Betty (Ray) Mertzig.

A Mass of Christian Burial for William will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum with the Rev. Edwin Kornath officiating. Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at Lutheran Memorial Park in Kewaskum.

The Kober family will greet relatives and friends at the church Friday from 3 p.m. until the time of mass.

The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with William’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com. The Kober family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to Dr. Renee Jahnke.