Mayer, Wilbert "Will' J.
Wilbert "Will" J. Mayer, 83, of Machesney Park died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in Rockford Memorial Hospital. Born July 18, 1929, in Cecil, Wis., son of Joseph and Helen (Kannack) Mayer. Married LaVerna Boettcher on Oct. 7, 1950, in Zackow; she died June 4, 2005. Retired as co-owner of Jefco Screw Machine. Member of Concordia Lutheran Church and Loves Park Ambucs. Survivors include sons, Larry (Nancy) Mayer, Caledonia; Bruce (Carole) Mayer, Machesney Park; and James (Edie) Mayer, Belvidere; grandchildren, Stephanie (Erik) Edlen, Elgin; Rachel (Tim) Thompson, South Beloit; Brian Mayer, Machesney Park; Brittany Mayer and Nicole Mayer, Belvidere;and Lance (Amanda) Mayer and Deana Mayer; great-grandchildren, Payton, Addison, Alex, Ayden and Alyssa; sister, Phyllis (John) Pollock, Minnesota; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents; twin Mayer grandchildren; brother, Lloyd Mayer; and sister, Mavis Manard.
Service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Concordia Lutheran Church, 7424 N. Second St., Machesney Park. Burial in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Cecil, Wis. Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Delehanty Funeral Home Ltd., 401 River Lane, Loves Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church or
. For more information, visit delehantyfh.com