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William "Bill" C. Hoerath

I am a Veteran.William "Bill" C. Hoerath
March 21, 1924 -  March 12, 2020

William C. ‘Bill’ Hoerath, age 95 of Fremont
Died Thursday March 12, 2020 at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont

Bill was born March 21, 1924 in Omaha to William and Abbie ‘Hadan’ Hoerath. He moved at a young age to Fremont where he attended Garden City School and graduated from Fremont High School. After high school he served during WWII in the United States Navy from 1942 to 1946. He returned to Fremont and worked many jobs including bodywork and upholstery for ‘Bud’ Martin whom he also helped build an amphibious plane, Sunset Speedway doing most of the welding of the guardrails at night after work and weekends, Magnus Metal and finally retiring from Valmont. During retirement he worked part time at the Fremont State Lakes. He also enjoyed gardening.

He married Yvonne Arnold on October 27, 1953.

Children – Tim and Holly
several grand and great grandchildren
Brother – Irvan (Arla) Hoerath of Fremont
Sister – Peggy Burch of California
nieces, nephews and cousins

Bill was preceded in death by his wife in 2004, infant daughter, brother Vern and parents.

Graveside services will be 10:30am Thursday, March 19, 2020 at Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday March 18, with the family present from 5-8pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. Memorials are suggested to Dunklau Gardens Activity Fund.

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