William Vosburgh Sr.

WILLIAM VOSBURGH SR., 61 GENOA - William Vosburgh Sr., 61, of Genoa died at 8:49 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, in Kishwaukee Community Hospital. He was born Friday, July 6, 1951, the son of Glenn and Carol (Meskan) Vosburgh. He graduated from Genoa Kingston High School. He married Vicky Wylde on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1970, in Genoa. He was self-employed as a concrete contractor. William was an avid NIU fan and loved watching his grandkids play sports. He was a past president of the Genoa-Kingston Booster Club. Survived by wife, Vicky; children, Billy (Diane Dalby) Vosburgh of Genoa, Bubba (Trista) Vosburgh of Woodstock, Bird (Lisa) Vosburgh of Kingston, Jodi (Clayton) Riley of Sycamore and Dewey (Danielle) Vosburgh of Belvidere; and grandchildren, Jessica, Ezra, Kylie, Kara, Julia, Logan, Justis, Jillian, Adelynn and Eli. Predeceased by his parents and brother, Glenn Jr. Memorial service at noon, Thursday, Oct. 4, at Crosswind Community Church, 13100 Cherry St. (off of Madison St.), Genoa, with visitation from 11 a.m. to time of service; Pastor James Freund will officiate. Post visitation from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. A memorial fund has been established in his honor. Contributions may be made to "The family of William J. Vosburgh Sr." Arrangements were completed by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services Ltd., Cooper-Quiram Chapel, Genoa. For additional information, 815-785-2518, or to share a memory or condolence visit olsonfh.com.

Published in Rockford Register Star from Oct. 3 to Oct. 4, 2012