William G. Simon, age 70, of McCullom Lake, died Sunday, April 13, 2008, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb.
He was born May 6, 1937 in Greenbay, Wisconsin to Robert and Jean (Gray) Simon. On May 14, 1982, he was united in marriage to Jackie Reichert at First Methodist Church in West Dundee.
William was a resident of McHenry and McHenry county for over 30 years. After serving 22 years, William retired from the United States Air Force. While in the Air force, he served two tours of duty in Vietnam. His last duty station prior to retirement was Malmstrom Air Force Base, MT.
William was an avid Greenbay Packer fan.
He is survived by his wife Jackie of 25 years;six children, Rob (Theresa) Simon of Custer, WI, Deb (Randy) Dawdy of Wonder Lake, Janene (Doug) Harper of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, James (Brenda) Simon of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Dave (Jeanne) Wechselberger of McHenry, and Kathy (Pete) Mazik of Lake Villa; fourteen grandchildren, Nikki, Carlee, Samantha, William, Jeremiah, Savannah, Gage, Dawson, Tabitha, Peter, Jonathan, Wendy, Gordon, and Logan; and a sister Barbara Vickery of Sturgeon Bay, WI.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson Tony.
Memorials to the family would be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements entrusted to the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm St., McHenry, IL. 60050 For information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or send a condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.