William Edward Metzger

William Edward Metzger

William “Bill” E. Metzger, age 73 of Baraboo, Wisconsin passed away on Friday, December 14, 2012 at Sauk Prairie Memorial Hospital.

A Memorial Service is pending.

Bill was born March 30, 1939 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania the son of Lester and Nelli Metzger. He was an archivist, ring master and illusionist at Circus World Museum in Baraboo for many years. He was a lifelong circus fan and a member of the Circus Model Builders, Circus Fans and the Circus Historical Society. He built circus models and some are displayed at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, IL.

Bill is survived by his children, Lynn (Terrell) Jacobs, William Metzger II and Timothy Metzger as well as Sandra Perry and children, all of Baraboo. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.