Francis ‘Bill’ Chezik, 84, of Wisconsin Dells, formerly of Blue River, died Monday, February 17, 2014 at his home.

He was born February 2, 1930 in the Blue River the son of Theodore and Elizabeth (Grimm) Chezik. Bill graduated from Blue River High School in 1947. He worked on the family farm for 30 years along with doing construction in Madison. Bill married Gail Pasold and they celebrated 59 years together. Gail suffered with Rheumatoid Arthritis which lead the couple to develop a successful business in alternative health care, wellness and nutritional counseling. Bill and Gail enjoyed the worldwide travel they were able to do. Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing drums for the Jim Gorman Polka Band.

Bill is survived by his six children: Charles Chezik, Soldotna, Alaska; Ava Eubanks, Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin: Amy O’Herrin, (Patrick) Columbus, Wisconsin ; Ella Chezik, Soldotna, Alaska; Nicholas Chezik (Leanne) Blue River, Wisconsin and Theodore Chezik (Judy) Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, and thirteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, wife Gail and brothers and sisters; Katheryn, Lillian, Romanius ‘June’, Edward ‘Buzz’, Mary.

Friends may call at the Muscoda Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 402 N. Second St., Muscoda, Wisconsin on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from 10:00 AM until a time of sharing at 11:00 AM to be followed by a luncheon. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be made at prattfuneralservice.com.