Obituary of William B. Spellman III
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of William B. Spellman III, affectionately known as "Bill." He departed this world on October 11, 2023, surrounded by his beloved family.
Bill was born to his parents, William and Bonnie Spellman (nee Way), on March 26, 1946, in Waukesha, WI. In 1976, he embarked on a remarkable journey when he became the proud owner of Beaver Tree Services, a business he cherished for over 47 years. His dedication and commitment to his work left an indelible mark on the community.
In 1978, Bill married the love of his life, Jacqueline Edwards, and together they shared a beautiful life. Over the years, they were blessed with five children, each a testament to their enduring love.
Bill had a deep passion for playing his guitar and connecting with his friends on his ham radio. An occasional fishing enthusiast, he would talk with his family about fishing adventures. But above all, he treasured the time spent with his beloved wife, Jackie, children, and grandchildren.
Bill leaves behind a legacy of love and memories cherished by his loving wife, Jackie, and children: William Spellman IV, Lori Spellman, Bobbie (Cory) Rogers, Patrick (Kristy) Spellman, Jennie (Paul) Ducat, Michael (Teresa) Spellman, Amy (Luis) Rios. He also leaves behind 16 adoring grandchildren who will carry his memory in their hearts. He was proceeded in death by his parents and his loving grandson Andrew.
Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at the visitation, which will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. until the start of the memorial services at 2:00 p.m. at Cesarz Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, located at 237 N Moreland Blvd, Waukesha, WI 53188. Memorials are appreciated for pediatric cancer research. He will be deeply missed, but his spirit will live on in the hearts of all who had the privilege of knowing him.
Cesarz Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home has been entrusted to serve the family during this difficult time, providing support and guidance as they remember and celebrate William’s well-lived life.
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