Bill Cherek passed away peacefully at the age of 83 surrounded by his family on October 24th. Bill lived his life with purpose and humor and was a dear friend to many. He is survived by his children Dan Cherek, Laura Hutchins, Jeanie Brown (Barry) and Amy Falk (Andy). Bill was the very proud Grandpa to 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He was also survived by his brother Tom Cherek (Sally) and sister Mary Moose. We are grateful for all the great memories, so many laughs and wisdom he shared with us. We will do our best to carry on his spirit and his legacy. A Memorial Gathering will take place at Cesarz, Charapata, & Zinnecker Funeral Home (237 N. Moreland Blvd. Waukesha, WI 53188) on Monday, November 7 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. with a Service at 3:00 p.m.