Obit: Hingiss, William Arthur (1917 - 2008)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Hingiss, Johnson, Milbrath, Richard, Hill, Dowd, Gahbeck, DeNoyer, Helwig, Primasing, Bachik, Horn

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Thursday, January 24, 2008

Hingiss, William Arthur (11 Nov. 1917 - 21 Jan. 2008)

William A. Hingiss

William Arthur Hingiss, 90, passed away Jan. 21, 2008, at his home in Lake Worth, Fla.

Visitation and services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, at Prairie Home Cemetery Chapel, 605 S. Prairie Ave., Waukesha, concluding with entombment at noon.

For more information or directions to the cemetery, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation, & Preplanning Services, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186 at 262-547-4035. To leave the family an online tribute, visit

Memorials are suggested to your local hospice care service.

He was born Nov. 11, 1917, and raised in Owen. On Sept. 13, 1941, he married the former Ruth Madeline Johnson of Owen, his wife of 66 years. In 1951, they moved to Waukesha, where he worked as a cement contractor until his retirement. William enjoyed dancing to polkas and waltzes, hunting, outdoors, flowers and his home on Pretty Lake.

William is survived by his loving wife, Ruth; children, Janice (Gordy) Milbrath, William Richard, John, Barry (Debbie), Scott, Kurt, Mark and Peggy (Randy) Hill; grandchildren, Susan (Pat) Dowd, Jennifer (Tom) Gahbeck, Jennelle (Brad) DeNoyer, Troy (Shannon) Milbrath, Jeffrey (Shelly) Hingiss, Carrie (Steve) Helwig, Lisa (Mark) Primasing, Joshua (Amy) Hingiss, Chad (Tianna) Hingiss, Bobbi Lee (John) Bachik and Cale Hingiss.

He is further survived by 20 great-grandchildren; his sister-in-law, Adel Horn; other nieces and nephews.

He will be missed by his many friends in Wisconsin and Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.



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