RITCHAY FUNERAL HOME
1950 12TH ST SOUTH
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI 54495-0847
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FELDNER/RITCHAY FUNERAL HOME
615 1ST. STREET
NEKOOSA, WI 54457
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Bill Humphrey


May 16, 1924 - September 23, 2012

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Bill Humphrey age 88, of 8510 County Rd. Z, Nekoosa, died Sunday, September 23, 2012 at Riverview Medical Center in Wisconsin Rapids.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM. at the Nekoosa United Church of Christ. Rev. Micah Schlobohm will officiate. Burial will be at Colburn-Leola Cemetery in the town of Leola in Adams County. Friends may call at Feldner/Ritchay Funeral Home in Nekoosa on Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. and at the church on Thursday from 10:00 AM. until the time of service. Online condolences may be left at www.ritchayfuneralhome.com.

Bill was born May 16, 1924 in the town of Leola, Adams County, WI to Melvin “Harry” and Effie (Graves) Humphrey. He married Alice Ziska on November 1, 1947 in Plainfield. She died March 30, 2003.

Bill served in the US Army in the Military Police. He was a member of the Nekoosa United Church of Christ, Nekoosa Lions and enjoyed fishing and in earlier years hunting. Bill was employed at Nekoosa Papers, Inc. for 33 years, retiring in 1986 as a beater engineer.

He is survived by his 5 children, Bill (Della) Humphrey of Lake Mills, Edward Humphrey of Nekoosa, Steve (Vicki) Humphrey of Nekoosa, Greg (Cedric) Humphrey of Eugene, OR, and Scott Humphrey of Denver, CO; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife, parents, one brother, Floyd, 4 sisters, Mary Bizer, Hazel Robinson, Bonnie Marousek and Orian Lipke.