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William J. West

June 18, 1946 — April 17, 2024

Waterloo, IL

William J. "Bill" West, 77, of Waterloo, IL, died April 17, 2024, at his home in Waterloo, IL. He was born June 18, 1946, in Red Bud, IL.


He is survived by his wife Sandi West (nee Mathews); brother Cleon (Alice) West; children Kelly (Jay) Viviano, Steven (Vicky) West, ,Lisa (Chris) MacMillan, and John Adams; grandchildren Andraya (Nick) Wimberly, Savannah (fiancé Evan), Garron, Nick, Jon-Paul Viviano, and Casey Adams; great grandchildren Lola and Dean; sister-in-law Alice West; brother and sister-in-law Mark (Charlie) Mathews; nieces; nephews; and cousins.


Bill is preceded in death by his parents Estes M. & Maudie (nee Ahlheim) West; daughter Lisa West; and brother Buddy West.


Bill enjoyed life to the fullest, never knew a stranger and loved to tell stories. Bill was a 45 year member of the Master Masons and a lifetime member of the NRA. He also was an avid golfer.


He was a United States Army Veteran and would prefer memorials, as an expression of sympathy, be made to the Wounded Warriors. They will be accepted at the funeral home.


Memorial Visitation:

    1 PM to 4 PM Saturday, April 27, 2024 at Quernheim Funeral Home

                   Pastor Patrick Poole officiating


Celebration of Life:

    4 PM Saturday, April 27, 2024 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL


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