William Joseph Urlaub
|Posted 2020-07-30 by mhenderson|
|Published in The Miner on July 28, 2020 -|
Kingman, Arizona -
William “Bill” Joseph Urlaub was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 27,
Bill fought cancer for many years before he passed away at home in
Kingman, Arizona on June 26, 2020 at the age of 82. He is preceded in
death by his parents, William and Florence Urlaub and siblings
Florence “Cookie,” Pat and Alice.
Bill is survived by his wife, Penelope “Penny” Urlaub; son, Bret
Urlaub; granddaughters, Jaclyn Freeman, Kelsey Burkett and Christa
Urlaub; great-granddaughters, Payton Freeman and Raygan Freeman and
other extended family members.
Bill served the United States Air Force prior to meeting and marrying
his wife Penny. Bill and Penny retired to Kingman, Arizona 16 years
ago and celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary before his passing.
Bill was known for his love of cars, astronomy, traveling with his
wife, jokes and trivia. Bill was very quick-witted, intelligent,
charismatic and caring.
Bill did not wish to have a memorial service or a celebration of life
and his family has respected his wishes. Bill’s family sends their
thanks to KRMC Cancer Center for Bill’s cancer treatments and KRMC
Hospice Services for their tender, loving care at the end of his life.
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