Born February 23, 1929 in Seattle, WA; died December 15, 2011 also in Seattle. Survived by Beth, his loving wife of 56 years; his children, Mark (Candice), Barbara Gibson (John), Brian (Tahza) and Susan Malone; 9 Grandchildren; 2 Great-grandchildren; cousins, Dan and David Starr and the Frankhouser Family. Bill graduated from Lincoln High School, attended Seattle University and served in the U.S. Navy. He and his buddies spent memorable times fishing and regularly going out to lunch. Over the years Bill took great pride in his growing family and in later years, Beth and Bill travelled in Europe, Greece and Turkey. Long-time parishioners at Our Lady of the Lake Church, Bill was active in CYO sports and coaching. Bill's spirit will live on in our memories of his warmth, humor and humility. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, December 21st, at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 8900 35th Ave. NE, Seattle, 98115. Remembrances may be made to the Assn for Catholic Childhood Endowment Fund, at 100 23rd Ave. South, Seattle 98144 or Our Lady of the Lake Endowment Fund, 3517 NE 89th St., Seattle, 98115.