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Surrounded by his loving family, William A. Krenzke, 77, passed away on Wednesday at his residence.  He was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 18, 1941, the son of the late Earl and Dolores (Nee:  Sack) Krenzke.

Bill attended Sacred Heart Grade School and was a graduate of St. Catherine’s High School “Class of 1960”.    On September 9, 1961 he was united in marriage to Ann E. Kreul who preceded him in death on July 31, 2014.  He was employed by the City of Racine Police Department from 1962-1995, retiring as Police Sergeant.  Upon retirement he moved to Eagle River, Wisconsin and Englewood, Florida.  He was a member of the Eagle River Police Department and the Lions Club of Eagle River.  He was involved with the Drum and Bugle Corps.  Bill loved cross country skiing, sail boating, pontoon boating, snowmobiling, atv’ing and taking family vacations.

He will be dearly missed by his children, Jean (William) Menarek, Steven (Barbara) Krenzke, Kathryn (Robert) Omelina, Elisabeth Erickson, Laura (Deno) Loukidis; 16 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; brother, James (Hope) Krenzke, sister, Patricia (John) Carre; lifelong friends Donald and Barbara Elmer; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Deacon Greg Price officiating.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Tuesday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.  Private interment will be held.

A very special thank you to his caregiver, Marek and to Aurora At Home Hospice for their loving and compassionate care.