William L. Brockmiller,
78, of Peotone, died Sunday, April 7, 2019, from complications
associated with COPD.
Born September 21, 1940, in Chicago Heights to Harold and June Mettlock Brockmiller, he was a machinist at Allis Chalmers until they closed and then worked and retired from Rich East High School in the maintenance department. He enjoyed camping, fishing, winters in Florida, and fixing anything and everything that needed fixing.
Mr. Brockmiller is
survived by his wife of 56 years, Margaret A. Philip Brockmiller,
whom he married on May 17, 1962, in Monee; three daughters, Carrie
(Gary) Posing and Amy (Kevin) Beck, both of Manteno, and Angela
(Jeff) VanDeursen of Dyer, Ind.; seven grandchildren, Katelyn (Kevin)
Bever of Bourbonnais, Courtney and Eric Posing, and Haylee and Jaclyn
Beck, all of Manteno, and Jacob and Emily VanDeursen of Dyer; and a
sister, Mary Brockmiller of Monee.
Visitation 11 a.m. to 1
p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home in
Peotone. Private graveside services at St. Paul’s United Church of
Christ Cemetery in Monee. Sign the guestbook at