DELAVAN – William “Bill” Leek, age 88, of Delavan passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, August 30, 2015. He was born in Janesville on April 1, 1927 to William and Mary Dee (Snethen) Leek. Bill graduated from Delavan-Darien High School and enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he was stationed on the AKA55 Supply Ship Fleet Oiler, USS Sacramento PG-19 Gun Boat, and USS Navasota. He proudly served his country during WWII. Bill married RoseMary Broome on August 2, 1949 in Delavan. RoseMary passed away on November 25, 1993. Most of Bill’s life he was self-employed as an electrician owning Leek’s Appliance and Motor Services and also American Marine. He loved dancing and frequented many of the dance halls in his spare time. He married Sharon Jacobs on October 11, 2002. Together they enjoyed traveling and their weekly dances.
Bill is survived by his wife, Sharon; children, Dr. James Arthur Leek, Joan Marie Leek Duvall, John B. Leek, Mary Jane Leek (Clyde) Pence, Pamela Sue Leek (George) Predick, and Thomas Charles Leek; grandchildren, Joshua, Christopher, Michael, Daniel, Bryan, Ryan, Stacey, Marybeth, Katie, Jason, Matthew, Stephanie, and Amanda; three great grandchildren, Jillian, Claire, and Kayden; his sister, Betty Milne; and son-in-law, Robert Prahl. Bill is preceded in death by his 1st wife, RoseMary; and four children, Barbara, Freddie, Michael, and Patricia Ann Leek.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. until the time of the memorial service at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 416 W. Geneva Street in Delavan. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday with Rev. Robert P. Rickman officiating. MONROE FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family. Please visit us at monroefh.com