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William A. “Bill” Zaletel Jr.

Mar 16, 1944 - Jan 04, 2022


William Zaletel was born on March 16, 1944 and passed away on January 4, 2022 at the age of 77. He attended local schools and graduated from Sheboygan South High School with the class of 1962. Bill was united in marriage with Patricia Littlefield at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church on June 25, 1966. Recently they celebrated 55 years of love, marriage and devotion to each other. During his working years he was employed by the Kohler Company for 40 years until his retirement in 2002. He served in the Army National Guard and enjoyed watching all sports, camping at Plymouth Rock, traveling, family traditions and more than anything, he loved spending times with his family and grandchildren and supported them in everything that they did.
Bill is survived by his wife, Pat; children, Michelle Dombrowski and Gina (Jim) Van De Hey; grandchildren, Ethan Van De Hey, Anjelika Dombrowski, Emily Van De Hey and Eve Van De Hey and sister, Sharon (Gary) Habeck. He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Wilma and son-in-law, Jim Dombrowski.
A private family service for Bill will be held at a later date.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Town of Wilson first responders, Sheboygan County Sherriff Department and to visiting nurse, Carol Fredericks for their care of Bill.
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Darren & Lisa Weimann

We are thinking of you Pat! Sorry you've lost your long life partner. I hope you find comfort with your family surrounding you!

Patricia Abrashinsky

My deepest sympathy, in my prayers and thoughts 🙏.

Mary C Sauger

my sympathies and prayers for Michelle and family

Jennifer (Brunnbauer) McClellan

To Bills family, my sympathy to you all. I remember your family from Florida Ave. May wonderful memories of Bill fill your heart at this sad time.

Amy (Brunnbauer) Lavey

Pat, Michelle and Gina - I am so sorry to hear about Bill. My deepest sympathy. Amy (Brunnbauer) Lavey

Pam behrensprung

Many many fond memories come to mind today. We are sorry for you and the family’s loss.

Lisa & Nathan Smith

Dearest Pat, We are sorry to hear Pat has let our neighborhood and this earth to be with his Lord. Please know you are in my prayers and if you need a walking partner, assistance with anything know you can ask us.

Julie Griessmeyer

Pat our deepest sympathies to you and your family. If we can do anything for you please let us know. Julie and Joel Griessmeyer

Joel Griessmeyer

So sorry for your loss Pat. I will always remember his friendliness and big smile.


I will miss you much grandpa. I love you so much. You are in a better place now.