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William “Bill” Asher

William "Bill" Asher


William “Bill” Asher, 94, of Sparta, IL; born on March 3, 1926; passed away December 7, 2020 at the Coulterville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

Bill was an Army Air Corps Veteran that served during World War II.  When he returned home from the service, Bill spent a lot of time working.  He sold livestock food independently for many years.  He was a regular at McDonalds when it came to having breakfast in the morning.  He also enjoyed going to lunch with his friends.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Mae (Schmellmeyer) and his parents, William B. and Agnes Asher.

He is survived by his children, William R. (Monica) Asher of Thomaston, GA; Cindy (Lumpy) Lannom of Chester, IL; Michael (Leta) Asher of Sparta, IL; Nancy Wright of Sparta, IL; Sarah (Alan) Farris of Sparta, IL.  Grandchildren, great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.

A private burial will take place at Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, Illinois is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Cindy, so sorry to hear about your father passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I lost my dad many years ago on Christmas Eve. December is a very difficult month to lose someone dear. Jean Huth-Geppert

  2. Spinner and Gina says:

    To the Asher family, sorry for your loss. Always did like your dad. He used to work my ass off on that grain truck 😂😂😂😇

  3. MaryLarry says:

    Cindy and family-So sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. Sending thoughts and prayers your way. Larry and Mary Jo

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