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William E.

Hemberger, William E.

Born to eternal life on Friday May 1, 2020 at age 86. Beloved Husband of Alberta  (Nee Gall)  for 60 years. Loving Father of LeAnne (Steve) Rolefson. Dear Brother of Theresa Enger, Millie Peterson, Patrick Hemberger. Also  survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. William is preceded in death by his parents and sisters Marie, Valeria, Irma, and brothers Orville, Victor and Leroy.

William was a longtime member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church West Allis serving as a usher and trustee. He was a  heavy equipment operator at the VA for 31 years and worked for the Blood Center of Wisconsin for 9 years. The family would like to thank Aurora at Home for the wonderful care given to William. Memorials would be appreciated to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Entombment will be at  Wisconsin Memorial Park Cemetery and the family will honor William with  a Memorial Service at a later date.



  1. Dale Bockus May 4, 2020 at 3:37 pm - Reply

    I only got to meet him a few times in my life.he took time to talk to a young child and explaine the importance of drying between your toes.its my first memory of him.he was a very nice man.

  2. Patricia Meyer May 4, 2020 at 5:36 pm - Reply

    My deepest sympathy. Prayers during this time of loss. God be with you.

    • Lou Ann Zimmel May 4, 2020 at 10:52 pm - Reply

      My sincere condolences Berta, LeAnne and family.

  3. Desnna schaal May 4, 2020 at 9:55 pm - Reply

    So sorry fot your loss i remember the trips you and your dad and i took a few times
    He was a very nice man GOD Bless you and ur family.

  4. Tanya Colegrove May 5, 2020 at 9:49 am - Reply

    I’m so sorry to hear about Uncle Bills passing. I know he and papa are doing some catching up conversations. No more suffering for him. Miss and love you guys. We are thinking of you.

  5. Bruce and Kathy Binder May 5, 2020 at 10:27 am - Reply

    I’ve known Bill for almost 50 years. Such a great friend. I’ll really miss him. May your heart not be filled with sorrow, but instead be filled with the memories of the love and happiness you shared all of these years. God Bless you and the family.

  6. Rebecca Krueger May 5, 2020 at 10:54 am - Reply

    Uncle Bill we be greatly missed! Heaven is now a better place.

  7. Darlene Soback May 5, 2020 at 11:58 am - Reply

    I have so many good memories of Uncle Bill. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. Tina May 6, 2020 at 9:30 am - Reply

    So sorry for your loss, Uncle Bill will be dearly missed. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family at this time.

    • Pat Graf May 8, 2020 at 6:01 pm - Reply

      He gave a smile to whoever he saw. Very kind man. May our Lord give you fond memories and peace in your heart.
      Pat Graf

  9. Dick Blaha May 6, 2020 at 10:37 am - Reply

    Berta, My Deepest Sympathy on the passing of your Husband Bill. He was a great guy to work with in the Transportation Dept. at the Blood Center. Take Care, Dick Blaha

  10. Virginia Adamski May 6, 2020 at 9:28 pm - Reply

    Berta, very sorry to hear of your loss. I remember him when all met for pizza before going to Sunset. He was a good man. You are in my prayers.

  11. Tom Stroinski May 7, 2020 at 6:56 pm - Reply

    My deepest condolences to Berta and the entire family on you loss. I will always remember Bill by his calming voice and nature. He was a pleasure to work with at the VA.

  12. Sherri L Scalish May 8, 2020 at 4:57 am - Reply

    Berta I know your heart is breaking and I pray God helps you ease the pain. You and Bill had such a wonderful marriage with wonderful memories to last you a lifetime. You were so kind to Mom and Dad, I know they loved you both so much.

  13. Randee Woodard May 8, 2020 at 9:35 am - Reply

    I’m so sorry for your loss….Mom and Dad always loved you guys! Keep your faith…God heals….

  14. Gerry and Karen Gleiss May 9, 2020 at 8:03 pm - Reply

    We are so very sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. I worked with Bill for many years at the VA, and many a summer day we would take our lawn chairs outside, and for a half hour, enjoy our lunches and some good conversations. He was a good man.

  15. Sharon Stehmeier May 10, 2020 at 1:03 pm - Reply

    I always enjoyed Berta and Bill at our Bible classes when they were able to come.Sorry for your loss Berta, he is safely in heaven.

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