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William E. Bill Willis, Sr.
1926 - 2012

William E. “Bill” Willis, Sr., 85, died on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Manor Care Health Services,  Platteville.  Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at the Melby-Bendorf Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville. Deacon Bill Bussan will officiate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Platteville.  Chapel Military Rites will be accorded by American Legion Post #42 and VFW Post #5274. Friends may call from 4 to – 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the First English Lutheran Church, Platteville, where there will be a rosary at 3:45 p.m. and a prayer service at 8 p.m. Friends may also call  from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the William E. “Bill” Willis, Sr. Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be made at

Complete obituary is in the February 8, 2012 issue of The Platteville Journal.