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Obituary for William Bill G. Damhoff
WILLIAM "BILL" GILBERT DAMHOFF, 58, of Morrison, IL, died Monday July 25, 2016 at C.G.H. Medical Center in Sterling, IL, the result of a motorcycle accident. Bill was born October 7, 1957, in Morrison, to Gilbert J. and Frances T. (Buikema) Damhoff. He was educated in the Lyndon, IL grade schools and was a 1975 graduate of Prophetstown High School in Prophetstown, IL. He married Lynette R. Miles on May 30, 1981 in Morrison. Bill was employed at Commonwealth Edison since March of 1979. He was a life-long member of Emmanuel Reformed Church in Morrison where he served as a Sunday school teacher, deacon and elder. He also served on the Honduras Mission team. When Bill was younger he was a member of the Lyndon Loyal Leaders 4-H Club. He enjoyed many outdoor activities. Bill enjoyed the time spent with his children and grandchildren. His grandchildren were the light of his life. He was known as the "naughty" grandpa. Survivors include his wife, Lynette; two daughters, Maegwin (Andrew) Winkelman of Plano, IL and Lindsay (Kevin) Buis of Morrison; one son, Dr. Thomas Coster (Dr. Heather) Damhoff of Louisville, KY; six grandchildren, Nicholas, Cara and Jonah Winkelman, Evelyn Grace Damhoff, Branden and Peyton Buis; his mother, Frances Damhoff; two sisters, Susan (Dan) Eyrich of Prophetstown; Sally (Rick) Johannsen of Morrison; three brothers, Russ (Jackie) Damhoff of Dixon, IL, Rodney Damhoff of Morrison, and Mike (Kim) Damhoff of Morrison, IL; one brother-in-law, Gary Kos of Washington, IA; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Gilbert; one brother, Douglas Damhoff; one sister, Faye Kos.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:00 AM Friday, July 29, 2016 at Emmanuel Reformed Church in Morrison, IL OFFICIATING: Rev. Rich Davis " Pastor of Emmanuel Reformed Church VISITATION: 4:00 " 8:00 PM Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, IL