William D. Etten

February 11, 1964 ~ May 28, 2020 (age 56)

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Please note: the family will be scheduling a Celebration of Bill's Life for June 2021.  Please check back for updates.

William D. Etten, 56, of Richmond, died suddenly at homeThursday, May 28, 2020.  He was born February 11, 1964, in Woodstock, to William G. and the late Elaine (nee Freund) Etten.

A very athletic and active man, Bill enjoyed running 5ks, 10ks, participating in mud runs—especially with his children, and riding his Harley Davidson.  He currently worked for Jabil Healthcare, Gurnee.  Above all he was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Kimberly (nee Jacques); children, Bailey Zielinski and Bryce, Brogan, and Brock Etten; granddaughter, Everly Zielinski; father, William G. Etten; sister, Nancy (Howard) Emery; and nephew and niece, Howard (Dawn) Emery and Amanda (Maks) Derylo.

In addition to his mother, Bill was preceded in death by his in-laws, Judy and Joe Jacques.

A celebration of Bill’s life will be announced for a future date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Bill’s name may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church, 2118 Main St., Spring Grove, IL 60081.

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