William F. Mursewick Jr., 96, of Elgin, passed away at home on Sunday, February 5, 2017. He was born on November 8, 1920 in Hampshire the son of William F. & Sarah M. (Greve) Mursewick Sr. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. During WWII and was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Elgin.
He is survived by his loving wife of 74 years Verona G. (Mellema) Mursewick. Their children: Paula (Jerry Vetter) DeFarno, Ronald (Jill) Mursewick, Michael (Ginny) Mursewick. Grandchildren: Sally (Bill), Ben (Catrina), Aletha, Daniel, Matthew, Morgan, Adam and Natalie. Great grandchildren: Aidan, Ainsley and Declan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Sharon Kagel and a sister Evelyn.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 1:00 PM at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 40W720 Plank Rd (corner on Plank and Switzer). Visitation will be held on Saturday from 12:00 Noon until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Church. Private graveside services will be held at the Hampshire Center Cemetery, Hampshire. Wait Ross Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel, 51 Center St is in charge of arrangements. 847-742-2100 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com