William Patton

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RIPON – William “Bill” Patton, age 63, of Ripon, passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021. He was born on May 2, 1958, in Madison, the son of William and Bernice Patton.

Bill graduated from LaFollette High School and MATC-Madison. He worked many years as a welder for Kupfer Iron Works and Madison Kipp Company. He enjoyed outdoor activities including golf, fishing and had a strong passion for gardening. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing softball in the Madison Slow Pitch softball leagues. He looked forward to spending time with his family, playing bingo at the holidays, and attending the annual family reunions.

William is survived by his two brothers, Mike Patton and Jim (Joann) Patton; nephew, Tyler Patton; and niece, Carly Patton. He was preceded in death by his parents.