Thursday, Apr 26, 2018

William “Bill” Ferwerda

Date: 
01/27/1962 - 09/01/2014

William “Bill” Ferwerda, 84, Harvard, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville, Wis.

He was in the Navy during the Korean War and was honorably discharged.

He married Joanne Crone Jan. 27, 1962, in Harvard.

He worked as a carpenter and brick layer.

Survivors include his wife; a brother, Peter Ferwerda; a niece, Leslie (Don) Adkins; a sister-in-law, Pauline (Gerry) Willoughby; a brother-in-law, William (Susan) Crone; nieces and nephews, Don (Val) Adkins, Boe (Kasey) Adkins, Brittany (Michael) Russel, Deanne (Chris) Saals, Todd (Jackie) Rankins, Rodney (Diana) Rankins, Sean (Lynnea) Rankins, Diane (Paul) Willoughby-Butorac, Todd (Megan) Crone, Ted (Mariann) Cadieu, Linda (John) Willoughby-Keller, David (Olga) Cadieu, Scott Cadieu, Amy (Steve) Bevilaqua, and Meg (Anthony) Haughan; and several great-nieces and -nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Helen Ferwerda; a brother, Garrett Ferwerda; and a niece, Judy.

The memorial visitation and service were Sept. 5 at Saunders & McFarlin Funeral Home.