Willies favorite pastime was working on the ranch and he especially looked forward to farming in the spring.
Some people may assume that Willies life ended 28 years ago from his accident, they would be mistaken.
This last chapter was a new beginning, and some of the best years of his life.
She still chopped ice for the cows and burned wood. Ida, 75, Newell, died Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at her ranch.
While stationed at Mc Cord AFB in Tacoma, WA, he met the love of his life, Joyce, and they spent 49 years in marriage until his death. In addition to over the road trucking, he loved to help family and friends doing any projects and building things.
Sonny Nation, Karen Brown, and Marilyn Parfrey became good friends in the years he spent at the Tatanka Plaza, sharing stories and when needed, encouragement.