Beniger, William J.
William J. Beniger, 69, of 2624 N. 8th st., died peacefully in his home on October 22, 2013.
Born April 11, 1944, in Sheboygan, Bill was the son of the late John and Esther Luedke Beniger. Bill attended Sheboygan Public Schools and graduated from Sheboygan North High, class of 1962. He then continued his education getting an Associates Degree in Auto Mechanics from LTC in 1964. On June 14, 1969, he was united in marriage to Mary Jo Gartman in Sheboygan.
Bill was a member of Operating Engineers Local 139. He enjoyed Community Players where he was both an actor and helped with building the sets.
He is survived by his wife Mary Jo; four children, Beth (Terry) Hunt, Radisson, WI, Joseph (Amanda) Beniger, Sheboygan, Patrick (Joanna) Beniger, Sheboygan, Andrew Beniger, Sheboygan; ten grandchildren, Brian, Christopher and Adam Hunt, Kimberly, Katelyn, Jayden and Mason Beniger, Ana, Patrick and Leland Beniger; two great grandchildren, Isabella and Zoey; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral Services will be held on 9:30 a.m., Saturday, October 26, 2013, at Grace Episcopal Church. Friends may call at the time of service.
A memorial fund has been established in his name for the Sheboygan Theatre Company.
The Olson Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family.
Published in Sheboygan Press on Oct. 25, 2013