His family includes a daughter: Mary Elaine Oxford of Iowa City, two grandsons: Gary and wife Maureen Soporito of Westlake Village, CA., Jeff and wife Jackie Soporito of Thousand Oaks, CA. four great-grandchildren, Tony Soporito, Jason, Justin and Jessica Soporito, two great great-grandchildren: Brandon and J.T. Soporito all of California, one brother: Robert and wife Marie Poggenpohl of Tiffin, one niece: Joan Kennedy of Riverside and four nephews: Jim Poggenpohl of Walcott, Tom Poggenpohl of Riverside John Poggenpohl of Iowa City and Steve Poggenpohl of Tiffin. His parents, wife Fern who died on April 11, 2001, one brother, two sisters, one niece and one nephew preceded him in death. The Gay and Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service are caring for Bills family and his service.