William James Bucholtz, Ageless. Well-known, lifelong Chicagoan from the north side Uptown neighborhood, died on Monday, September 6 from COVID-19, although fully vaccinated. Bill attended St. Mary of the Lake Grammar School, St. George and Senn High Schools, and Loyola University, where he was a member of the Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity, Gamma Iota Chapter. Bill wore many hats during his vibrant life. He was a loving Son, Brother, Husband, Father to William Thomas, Uncle, Food Broker, Tavern Owner (Town Hall Pub on North Halsted Street, is one of many) Real Estate Developer, Concert Promoter, Collector (of junk), Sports Fan, World Traveler, Great Friend, and Mischief Maker. He enjoyed lifelong friendships from Grammar School with, "The Romeo's" (Retired Old Men Eating Out). Bill was a very generous, private, and caring man. Everyone who knew him still can't believe he's gone and feels great sorrow. He will be missed. Cremation Private. A Memorial Mass and Celebration of Life is currently being planned by his life partner Mary Jo. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058 or www.cremation-society.com
Published by Chicago Tribune on Sep. 12, 2021.