Willard Robert Loring

Willard Robert Loring

Willard Robert Loring “Willie”, age 96, of Friendship, Wisconsin passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 27th, 2024 at the Arising Christian Church in Friendship, Wisconsin. Rev. Dennis Quinnell will officiate. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Willard was born July 31, 1927, in Freeport, Illinois to Russell and Alice (Toelle) Loring. He was a WWII veteran serving in the Army Air Corp in Okinawa, Japan.
Willie married Linda Jane Stachowicz on June 2, 1984, in Freeport, IL.

He was an avid Chicago Bears Fan and loved watching the Bears and Packers games. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting and sharing lots of great stories, smiles, laughter, and memories made along the way. He loved sitting outside listening to country music.

Willie was preceded in death by his parents: Russell and Alice Loring; first spouse, Jean Loring; daughter, LeAnne
Golden; great-granddaughter, Elise Moyer; and siblings: Donna, Joyce, and Dwyane.

Wife: Linda Loring of Friendship, WI
Daughter: Toni (Randy) Picha
Son: Kevin Loring
Daughter: Robin Timmer
Grandchildren: Chad Picha, Angie Picha, Brad (Taryn) Golden, Michael Golden, Jared Loring, Sarah (Chris) Moyer, Meghan (Andy) Stith
Great-Grandchildren: Ember, Ireland, Kara, Brooke, Ryan, Megan, Sonni, Dante, Kaylyn, Charleigh, Kaylie, Aubriella, and Madalynn

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit www.roseberrys.com for online condolences and further information.

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  1. Rich Moran says:

    I had only met him briefly but knew he was man of integrity and dignity . Another WWll vet had passed from here but God is embracing him now

  2. Kevin Loring says:

    To My Dad –
    You were the best Dad a kid could have growing up. You were my inspiration, my guidance, and my happy place. We spoke every weekend throughout our adult years and shared old stories and memories. I will miss you eternally.
    I know we will continue to talk to each other, even though your earthly body has left this place and one day, we will meet again.
    I love you pops

  3. Christy & Darryl Pehl says:

    So may great memories of my favorite Uncle you will be missed Uncle Willie Rest Easy ….sending heartfelt sympathy to the family

  4. Sandy Reinke says:

    May the family find peace in the memories of Willie. May God bless you all during this time of great sadness.

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