William E "Wild Bill" Wenzel, age 75 years, passed away peacefully on May 19, 2017 in Clackamas, Oregon. He was born to Albert and Ruth Wenzel on April 7, 1942 in Vancouver, Washington. He was a 54 year resident of Camas-Washougal.
Bill was a supervisor at the GP Papermill in Camas before his retirement and he also worked at the Pendleton Woolen Mill in Washougal, Washington. He belonged to the AWPPW Local #5, the Clark County Rifle Association and the National Rifle Association.
Bill is survived by his wife, Sandra of 58 years at home; son, William E Wenzel Jr of Camas, Wa; daughters, Candy Lee (William) Hicks of Port St Lucie, FL, Teresa K Buhman of Washougal, Wa; brothers, Carl Wenzel of Vancouver, Wa, Roger Wenzel of Vancouver, Wa; 2 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother and 1 sister.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Brown's Stoller Memorial Chapel, 410 NE Garfield St, Camas, Washington. Interment will be at the Washougal Memorial Cemetary.
Those who desire may contribute to the National Rifle Association.
Brown's Funeral Home & Cremation Services have been entrusted to the arrangements.