Obituary: William Lavender
William James Lavender, age 88 of Rhinelander, died Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Friendly Village in Rhinelander. Bill was born April 25, 1930, in Rhinelander to Dewey and Stella (Skoven) Lavender. He enlisted in the Army and served in the Korean War.
Bill is survived by his daughters, Linda (Culver) TerBeest, Julene (Michael) Kuehl and Shannon Jacobson; sons, Robin (Lynn Mode) Lavender and Randy (Jan) Richter; 11 grandchildren; many great and great-great-grandchildren; his sister, Donna (Jerry) Baker; sister-in-law, Melody Lemke; nieces, nephews, other family and many friends.
Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Carol; his son, William Lavender Jr.; sisters, Bonnie and Dolores Fish; and brother, Robert.
A celebration of Bill’s life will be held 1-6 p.m. June 15, at the Pelican Town Hall. (Carlson Funeral Home)