Sunday, October 19, 2008

William 'Bill' J. Krumberger

MADISON -- Surrounded by his loving family, William “Bill” J. Krumberger was born into eternal life on Sunday, October 19, 2008, at the Don & Marilyn Andersen Hospice Home, Fitchburg, WI. Bill was born in Girard, OH, son of the late Ferdinand and Johanna (Nee: Hodnik) Krumberger.

During World War II Bill served in the United States Army. On June 11, 1955, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church he was united in marriage to Johanna “Jane” M. Recupero. Bill was a Music and English teacher at St. Catherine’s High School and Union Grove High School. He was also a football coach at St. Catherine’s High School. Bill was a member of St. Sebastian Catholic Church and former member at St. Mary’s Catholic Church where he served as Choir Director for many years. He was a member for over fifty years with the Knights of Columbus. He thoroughly enjoyed music and sports including playing golf and bocce ball. Above all he devoted his life to his family and will be deeply missed.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Jane; his five children, Joanne Krumberger of Walnut Creek, CA, Bill Steinway Krumberger of Playa Del Ray, CA, Kathryn (Rick) Safford of Healdsburg, CA, Robert (Michelle) Krumberger of Sedalia, CO, Stephen (Lori) Krumberger of Poynette, WI; his six grandchildren, Geoffrey and Gina Safford, Nicole and Micah Krumberger, Adam and Jacob Krumberger; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Ruth Krumberger of Racine, Fran Gilchrist of Tulsa, OK, Mary Recupero of Palm Desert, IA, Santo (Millie) Recupero of Camarillo, CA, Rose Borel of Racine; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Patricia Louise; and brothers, Henry, Rudolph, Fred, August and Edward.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, 3100 95th St., Sturtevant, on Friday, October 24, 2008, at noon with Rev. Richard Molter officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow at the Southern Wisconsin Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Town of Dover. Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Friday at the church from 10:30 a.m. until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Don & Marilyn Andersen Hospice Home, Parkinson’s Research, or one’s favorite charity have been suggested.

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