William Treweek, 91, of Rhinelander, died on February 27, 2012, at his home in Rhinelander. He was born in Cassville, on March 9, 1920 to Orville and Henrietta Treweek.
His family moved to Rhinelander when Bill was a child and he then attended Rhinelander schools, graduating from the Rhinelander High School in 1939. He then attended Lakeland University before volunteering for the US Army during World War II. He served honorably from October of 1940 until his discharge in 1945. He was wounded in France and recieved the Purple Heart among other decorations. When he returned to the states he then attended UW-Whitewater and graduated with a BS degree in accounting. In June of 1948 he married Vivian Broman and after a short stay in Madison they moved to Rhinelander in 1953, where they have lived since. In Rhinelander, Bill was employed by the Onigas Company as an accountant for many years, retiring in 1990. He was a longtime member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing and all the activities and beauty the Northwoods has to offer. All who knew Bill also knew that the upkeep of his home was important to him.
He is survived by his wife Vivian of Rhinelander, his two sons Thomas (Karen) Treweek of Athens, WI and John (Kim) Treweek of Wausau, his three granddaughters Cassandra, Noelle and Jayme, other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his son James on February 25, 1995 and his sister Margaret Jacobs.
A memorial service was held March 5 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ with Reverend Ann Wahlers.
(Carlson Funeral Home)