Obituaries

William T. “Bill” Porter

May 07, 1992 - Apr 16, 2021

age 28, of Wausaukee, died unexpectedly Friday April 16, 2021, at his home. He was born in Marinette on May 7, 1992; son of George Porter and Kathy Kapala. William graduated from Wausaukee High School in 2010. He enjoyed his Hobby Farm tending to all the animals as well as growing an organic garden which contained numerous kinds of vegetables including 5,000 cloves of garlic. He was an avid trapper, fisherman and hunter; he especially enjoyed duck hunting. William was also a trapping instructor at one point. He and his father made many duck decoys by hand, together they made a hundred decoys for Ducks Unlimited. Bill also enjoyed making fishing lures which were sold throughout the country.

William is survived by his father, George; his mother, Kathy (Pam); and his sister and brother: Brenda and Brian.

Visitation is on Saturday April 24, 2021, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Wausaukee from 10am until the time of his service at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are appreciated.

Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee is assisting Bill’s family with arrangements.

Funeral Service

Saturday Apr 24, 2021, 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church [map]

Visitation

Saturday Apr 24, 2021, 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church [map]

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paul and rhoda slack

r.i.p. paul and rhonda.

Luke DuBois

Glad I had the opportunity to meet you in the welding program, you were such a kind soul and an awesome outdoorsman. Rest in peace Bill!!

Jon Russell

My condolences to family and loved ones as you mourn this tragic loss. Billy was my student in 2011. He was a wonderfully kind young man with an adventurous spirit and love of nature. He left a lasting impression on me and his classmates-he well liked by us all. He will be missed. Rest in peace Billy.

Pat Boshen

Billy will be missed. I got to know him when he was in high school and really enjoyed talking to him. He was so talented with his carving and his enjoyment of the outdoors. I hope he has finally found peace.

Don & Jean Drewiske

Our deepest sympathies to you, George in the loss of Billy. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Uncle Don and Jean

Jan LaMay

We are so very sad to learn of the passing of Bill. So very sorry for the family's loss.

Paul Jansen

George, so sorry to hear about Billy, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Please let me know if we can be of any assistance during this difficult time. Unfortunately, I cannot attend the service on Saturday due to a previous commitment, but we will be thinking of you and hoping you have the support you need. Take care, Paul Jansen

Bonnie Chartier

Billy was a frequent visitor to the Wausaukee library where I worked the past couple of years. He was always cheerful and I enjoyed talking with him. He shared his knowledge of gardening and even gave us packets of seeds that we were able to share with other patrons. He was such a joy to know. My sincere condolences to all his family.

Nels Jensen

Your heart has been broken in the most painful way. Knowing Bill made all of our lives richer and we can think back to the times when he was happy and so full of energy and ideas. Stay strong and remember that you're close in our hearts. We're so sorry you're going through this.

Teri Desotell

Dear Bill, you will be so missed by myself and my family. We love you like a son, friend and just for you being you. May you Rest In Peace. George and Kathy you have my deepest condolences so sorry for your loss of Bill.❤️

Glen Alan Behnke

Praying for God‘s comfort to get you through this hard time.