After a brief but fierce fight, he passed away in the hospice unit in the VA hospital at Ft. He is survived by his wife Joyce; children, Laura (Dennie) Clausen, Everett, WA, Deb (Ted) Bartunek, Rapid City, SD, and Bill (Jen) Kurtz, Chamberlain, SD; grandchildren, Adria (Dale) Gohman, St Cloud, MN, Megan (Justin) Long, Red Owl, SD, Andrew Aker, Ft.
Benning, GA, Trevor Bartunek, Phoenix, AZ, Austin Bartunek, Rapid City, SD, and Autumn and Ainsley Kurtz, Chamberlain, SD; great-grandchildren, Jerika, Keaton, and Tavin Gohman, and Lexi, Leigh, Drew, and Dawson Long; sisters and brothers, Karon Kurtz and Duane Kurtz of Aberdeen, SD, Shirley Simon, Yuma, AZ, Lois (Victor) Schwahn, San Jacinto, CA, Connie Olson, Rapid City, SD, and Dennis (Sue) Kurtz, Claremore, OK; one aunt, Abbie Jensen, Spearfish, SD; and numerous nieces and nephews across the country.
Not sure if my (new) motor mount was faulty or the 1-2 shift is a bit too violent ?
Norman departments should be using the electronic Norman Freeze Form that was made available in July 2017.
After Willies father died, he and his brother, Bob, purchased the family ranch where Willie lived until his death.