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William J. Powers

Died: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Age: 73
William J. Powers, 73, Genoa City (Nippersink), died Wednesday evening, Jan. 23, 2013, at the Aurora Lakeland Medical Center. A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 1 to 3 p.m. with a Celebration of Life Service at 2:30 p.m. at the Haase-Lockwood and Associates Funeral Home in Twin Lakes. Inurnment in Mound Prairie Cemetery. For online guestbook, go to haaselockwoodfhs.com.

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