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William R Presl

June 13, 1934 December 6, 2014
William R Presl
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William R. Presl, 80, of Oconto, passed away Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Woodland Villages, Oconto. Bill was born June 13, 1934 in Oconto to the late Frank and Kathryn (Dagen) Presl. He married Joyce Brabant on September 17, 1955. She preceded him in death on December 22. 2005. Bill enjoyed taking care of and helping many people throughout his life, an attribute he acquired by many years of care giving to his wife, who suffered from multiple sclerosis. Bill worked as a butcher from the time he finished high school until he retired. Bill enjoyed hunting with his son Mike and all his hunting buddies. Bill had a great sense of humor and even during difficult times had a positive outlook on life. Bill enjoyed woodworking, and shared his hobby with family and friends.

Bill is survived by four daughters, Sharon (John) Sikorski, Kelly Lake; Barbara (Jim) Wilson, Chase; Lauri (Marty) Baranczyk, Green Valley; LuAnn (Dale) Maternoski, Camp Douglas; sister, Carol Leigh, Oconto; brother, Robert Presl, Oconto; nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael W. Presl, a brother, Donald Presl, a sister-in-law, Margaret Presl and brother-in-law, John Leigh.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto, from 9 to 11 AM Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 AM Wednesday at the church with the Rev. Joel Sember officiating. Burial will be at the Oconto Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

A special thank you to the staff at Woodland Villages, Oconto and Dr. Maltinski for the care given to Bill.

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Visitation

Wednesday

10

Dec

9:00 AM 12/10/2014 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/10/2014 11:00:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

300 Arbutus Avenue
Oconto, WI 54153

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
300 Arbutus Avenue Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Service

Wednesday

10

Dec

11:00 AM 12/10/2014 11:00:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

300 Arbutus Avenue
Oconto, WI 54153

Mass of Christian Burial by Rev. Joel Sember

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
300 Arbutus Avenue Oconto 54153 WI
United States
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