WILLIAM "BILL" C. BOHNEY SR. DYER, IN
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William "Bill" C. Bohney Sr., ave 88, US Army Air Corps Veteran of WWII, of Dyer, IN passed away on Thursday, June 5th, 2014. He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Rosemary (nee Keilman), and loving father of William Jr., Bonnie (Mark) Wells, David, Daniel (Jody), Gregory (late Susan), Mary, and Timothy (Angel); 14 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; brothers: John (Cheryl) and Kenneth (Virginia); and a gazillion nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by parents: William and Catherine Bohney; sisters: Bertha, Rosella and Ethel; and brothers: Richard, Edward, Victor, Cyril and Paul. A funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 10:00 AM Directly at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 440 Joliet St., Dyer, IN 46311 with Rev. Terry J. Steffens officiating. Bill will lie in state at the church from 9:30 AM until time of service. HE will be laid to rest at Chapel Lawn Cemetery in Schererville, IN. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday at Solan Pruzin Funeral Home, 14 Kennedy Ave., Schererville (corner of Main and Kennedy) from 2:00 til 8:00 PM, with a 7:00 PM prayer service. William was an active member of St. Joseph's Church in Dyer, IN where he served as the CYO Athletic Director for many years. He was a past Board Member of the Lake County Association for the Retarded, and he ran the ARC Bowling League in Highland, IN. He is a member of the American Legion 485, St. John VFW 717, and SPARC. He was former Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council 8082, and was also a member of Teamster's Local #142. He managed Dyer Little League Baseball teams for many years. William was an avid fisherman, loved the outdoors, was a hopeful fan of Chicago sports teams, and was devoted to his family, his faith, his friends, and his loving wife. His life and his unfailing sense of humor greatly impacted and positively influenced many people and he will be dearly missed. solanpruzinfuneralhome.com
Solan Pruzin - Schererville - Schererville
14 Kennedy Avenue
Schererville, IN 46375
Published in The Times from June 9 to June 10, 2014