William J. “Bill” Stach, 83, rural Wolverton, MN, passed away on Friday, December 26, 2008, at his home at rural Wolverton, MN.
Funeral services will be on Monday, December 29, 2008 at 10:00 AM at St. Thomas Catholic Church,
William “Bill” Stach was born January 25, 1925, the son of Gustave and Catherine (Zeimetz) Stach at the family farm. He grew up and went to the District 21 country school which was located about one mile from the farm. Bill joined the US Army in 1944 wanting to fly but ended up in the infantry. He received two purple hearts while defending our freedom.
On February 17, 1946 Bill was united in marriage to his one true love Evelyn Marie Fobes.
In their early married life they farmed near Henning and
Bill enjoyed many things outside of farming.
He loved to hunt in northern
Bill is survived by his son, William “Bill” (Marion) Stach, Jr., Fergus Falls, MN; his daughters, Sandy Miller, Centralia, WA, Jean (Jerry) Russell, Lake Park, MN, Sue (Jeff) Rasmussen, Wolverton, MN; his eight grandchildren, Brian (Denise) Stach, Shelli Hamerik, Mikey Miller, Amanda Nelson, Samantha Martin, Rebecca (George) Christianson, David (Kelli) Russell, Heidi Rasmussen; and ten great-grandchildren; his sisters, Leona Mills and Mary Ann Mohs; and many nieces and nephews.