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William Robert 'Bill' Sivula

WEST BEND, Wis. - William Robert "Bill" Sivula, age 84, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, at Froedtert West Bend Hospital.

Bill was born on Sept. 17, 1948, in Hurley, to Tauno and Vieno (nee Salli) Sivula.

Bill enjoyed restoring old tractors, going up to Saxon for the county fair to help out when he could and spending time with family, especially on the yearly camping trip.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Kristine (nee Tijan); beloved children, Valerie (Bob), Christy, William (Sara), James, Kathy (Mike) and Monica; adored grandchildren, Jacki, TJ (Ashley), Kristal, Jack and Danielle; precious great-grandchildren, Bentley and Scarlett; and siblings, Rachel and Arvid. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, mother-in-law, father-in-law; sister, Connie; brother, Mutti; and brother-in-law, Tony.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, June 24, with a graveside burial in the Hurley cemetery at noon and a luncheon to follow at the Kimball Community Center. Arvid Sivula will offer the eulogy.

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