THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: November 21, 2013
William "Bill" Heaney, 59, Gillett, passed away Friday evening, Nov. 15 at Woodland Village, Gillett.
Born March 6, 1954 in Oconto Falls to Ervin "Charlie" and Stella (Smits) Heaney, he was an avid hunter, especially for bear and enjoyed being outdoors with family and friends. He will be remembered as a caring man who loved to visit over a cup of coffee and share stories about his hunting experiences over the years.
Survivors include two sisters, Rosemary (Norbert) Young, Pulcifer and Karen Deshler (special friend, Jean Lutsey), Green Bay; a sister-in-law, Joanne Heaney, Waupaca; two uncles, Martin Smits, Gillett and George (Doris) Smits, Green Bay; an aunt, Anna Mae Blazer, Maribel; one niece; three nephews and good friend, Allen (Jane) Schenkoski, Gillett.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Peter Heaney.
Private burial services took place at Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, Town of Green Valley.