William "Bill" John Kottkamp, age 90, WWII US Army Veteran, of West Chicago, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2009. He was born on December 8, 1918 in Burlington, Iowa to William and Lena Kottkamp.
He is survived by his wife Patricia (nee Connors) of 69 years, five sons; Shawn (Beverly), Sheil, Pieter, Shane, and Christopher (Debbie); five daughters; Trairie Kottkamp, Gretchen Kottkamp (Jeff), Anne (Jim) Mungovan, Michaella (Jim) Beranich and Allegra Connors; 20 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his sons David, Timothy, Bill John, Tommy and grandson Dai William.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2009 from 4 to 8 PM at Norris-Walen-Segert Funeral Home, 132 Fremont St., West Chicago. Prayers Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 9:30 AM at the funeral home to St. Mary's Church Mass 10 AM. Interment Calvary Cemetery in West Chicago. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Mary's Food Pantry, 140 N. Oakwood Ave., West Chicago, IL 60185 (630) 231-0060 or www.norriswalensegertfh.com