William James Harmann Sr., age 69, of Waupaca, Wis., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, August 12, 2011, at his residence, after a long battle with lung cancer. Bill was born in Sturtevant, Wis., on May 25, 1942, the son of the late William F. and Louise E. (Steinke) Harmann. February 1963, Bill married Linda C. Fonk and divorced in 1979. May 1996, Bill married Debra Klimke. Bill’s work career includes employee for the road department and a founding member of the volunteer fire department for the Town of Mount Pleasant, Racine County; owner of the Edge of Town Bar, Manawa, Wis.; short-distance semi driver; and hydraulic excavator for Faulks Bros. and for many years at Paul’s Concrete Construction Co. He loved spending time hanging out with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed deer hunting, shooting trap, camping, off-road racing, tractor pulls and auctions. He will always be remembered for the way he picked on his family and friends. Bill will be deeply missed by his wife, Debra Harmann, Waupaca; his children, William J. Harmann Jr., Union Grove, Wis., Pamela (Jim “Squirrel” Moilanen) Harmann, Trout Creek, Mich., Michelle (Kevin) Lunde, Waupaca, Shana (Steve) O’Connor, Mason City, Iowa, and Rena (Micah) Klug, Waupaca; his grandchildren, Bradley, Kasey, Cody, Korrye and Bayley Lunde; Anthony Klimke; Ryan, Austin and Paige Rubash; Kalyn and William Klug; his sisters, Dori Dundore, Wittenberg, and Dorothy Magray, Georgia, and his brother, Edward (Cecile) Harmann, Florida. Bill is also survived by many nieces and nephews and his girl “Tootsie.” He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Delores Langenfeld. Visitation was held Wednesday, August 17, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and the service followed at Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca with Pastor Bob Adams, who officiated. We celebrated Bill’s life following the service at the Ale House. A memorial fund has been established in Bill’s name.