William Doll, 94
Norman William Doll, of Slinger, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016, at The Pavillion of Glacier Valley. He was born Dec. 2, 1921, to Joseph and Marie (nee Aufdemauer) Doll in Nabob, town of Addison.
Norman was a proud World War II veteran. He enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and served until 1946 with appointments in many states and Japan. He was First Gun Mate on the CC Hawkins and Charles P. Cecil. Norman was a lifetime member of VFW Post 3358 and Fohl-Martin Post 483. When he returned home from the Navy he met and married Dorothy Beine of Slinger. They were married May 11, 1946, at St. Peterís Church in Slinger. They resided in Slinger for 69 years, working and raising their children. Norman was a well-known builder and maker of fine cabinetry and furniture, spending many hours in his shop building and passing his skills along to his children. Norm was an active member of his community. He was the first building inspector to the village of Slinger, and also served on the Washington County Board of Supervisors. One of his many projects, the Veterans War Memorial, stands as a tribute to fallen soldiers at the village park. He ran for office and was elected mayor of Slinger. He worked diligently on village improvements. After his term as mayor he continued to serve as a member of Slinger Advancement Association.
He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Dorothy (Beine) Doll, four sons and one daughter, three daughters-in-law, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, all of whom he was extremely proud. He is survived by his children, Bill and Deborah (Schneiss), Norm and Mary Ellen (Wiess) Michael and Susan (Phelan), Robert, and Kathleen and Matthew (Dietz); brother, Arthur and Arlene (Beine); sister, Marlene and Bill Condon; brother-in-law, Andrew Schnitzler; sisters-in-law, Joan Beine and Joan Beine; brothers-in-law, Frank Otto; and numerous nieces and nephews, sisters-in-law, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Willard, Jerome, and Joseph Doll; and sister, Marian Schnitzler.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend with the Rev. Richard J. Stoffel presiding. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 p.m. until the time of service. Memorials are appreciated to the St. Peter Catholic Church Building Fund or the American Heart Association.
Norm will be missed by his family and friends but he has gone to a better place.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.