William Fenner

Obituary of William James Fenner

William James Fenner, age 70, late of Hales Corners, WI, and formerly of Shorewood, IL passed away Saturday, November 12, 2022 at his home.

Born January 6, 1952 in Chicago, IL he was the son of Fred and Betty (Hogan) Fenner.  He received his Master's degree in Applied Mechanics from the University of Illinois Chicago, and was also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.  Bill enjoyed a rewarding career as an engineer in the construction industry serving in positions throughout the United States.

Bill was a loving father and grandfather who enjoyed golf and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce (Robbins) Fenner of Plano, IL; his daughter, Emily Fenner of Plano, IL; four grandchildren, Liam, Oakley, Ramona and Evelyn; his daughter-in-law, Emily Hawyrsio; two brothers, Thomas (Jennifer) Fenner of Chicago, IL, and Joseph Fenner of Pittsburgh, PA; and several nieces and nephews.

His son, Daniel Fenner preceded him in death earlier this year.  He was also preceded by his parents; two sisters, Mary Fenner and Peg Fenner Watts; and one brother, John Fenner.

Cremation rites have been accorded and a celebration of Bill’s life will be held at a later date.  Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black Road, Joliet, IL is in charge of arrangements.  For more information, please call (815) 741-5500 or visit his Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com

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