A long time resident of Skagit County, Bill, 101, passed away to be with the Lord on March 15, 2013, in Arlington. He was born May 8, 1911 in Newaygo, Michigan.

Bill married Violet Hodgson on August 9, 1930. They had one son. Violet passed away on May 15, 1987, after 57 years of marriage.

In 1988, Bill married Flossie Hobson. They were married for 10 years before she passed away. He then moved to Arlington to be near his son and spent his last 12 years in Arlington.

Bill is survived by his son Ed and wife Selma, of Arlington; two granddaughters Kerri Fredrickson (Todd) of Woodinville, and Kristi Hernandez (Michael) of La Habra, Calif.; and three great-grandchildren, Christopher, Rebecca and Daniel Fredrickson.

A memorial will be held at Atonement Free Lutheran Church in Arlington, where he was a member, on Saturday, April 20th at 1:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the church.