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William "Bill" Wandrey

November 17, 1940 — February 1, 2022

William “Bill” A. Wandrey, age 81, of Wautoma, passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at ThedaCare Medical Center in Wild Rose

He was born November 17, 1940 in Sheboygan, the son of Arden and Elvira (Bandt) Wandrey. He married the former Wendy Rae Waite on September 11, 1987 in Eagle River. She preceded him in death on January 2, 2021.

Bill graduated from Sheboygan High School. In his early years, Bill did masonry work and later farmed for Marks Brothers of Wautoma. He was employed with the Public Works Department for the City of Wautoma for many years until his retirement. He enjoyed hunting and fishing along with tying hundreds of flies. Bill will be remembered as an accomplished artist for his amazing drawings.

He is survived by one son: Joseph Wiatr (fiancée Heather Watts), Neshkoro; one daughter, Kerrie (Jeff) Tobianski, Wautoma; seven grandchildren: Brittany, Codi (fiancée Caitlin), Katelyn, Trevor (fiancée Elizabeth), Jacob, Hanna and Weston; four great grandchildren: Brielle, Sebastian, Declan and Charlotte; two sisters:Barbara Wandrey, Sheboygan, Bonnie (Larry) Gayhart, Adell, WI; one niece: Jenny Wampler. He is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

Memorial Services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at Leikness Funeral Home in Wautoma with Rev. Paul Michael Thomas of Hope Lutheran Church officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. until the time of services.

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Wednesday, February 9, 2022

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