William R. Bowes; beloved husband of Sandra (nee Cook); proud father of William R., Kimberly A. (Charles) Thoma and Michael J.; cherished grandfather of Stephanie (David) Barkemeyer, Jennifer Thoma and Paige, Michael, Kalie and Amanda Bowes; soon to be a proud great-grandfather; dear brother of Nancy (Roger) Walneck; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Born May 5, 1937 in Chicago, he passed away Thursday, October 4, 2012 at Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington. He was 75 years old.
Bill was a proud resident of Wauconda for 65 years, retired from the Wauconda Fire Department after 32 years of service and also worked for 25 years for International Harvester in Libertyville.
Visitation will be Monday, October 8, 2012 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home, 235 N. Main St. Wauconda. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, October 9, at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Inurnment will be private.
Memorial contributions are appreciated to the Wauconda Fire District, Paramedic Fund, 109 West Liberty St., Wauconda, IL 60084.