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Obituaries > MCCALL, WILLIAM

William McCall, 90, of Sidney, passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 25, 2011, at Golden Living Center in Sidney.

Cremation has taken place and no formal funeral services are planned.

William McCall, the son of James Earl and Tecla (Ibanez) McCall, was born on Jan. 2, 1921, at Cotabato, Philippine Islands. He graduated with a B.A. from University of Denver. He served in the military during World War II and the Korean Conflict, where he was a U.S. Marine and member of Carlson’s Raiders. William was awarded the Purple Heart and was very proud to have served his country. He was united in marriage to Ina Leva Winter and spent most of his life in Denver where he worked for Denver-Chicago Trucking Company until his retirement. William was a member of the AF of L/CIO Teamster’s Union all of his working life.

He enjoyed working on cars and tinkering with machinery, researching his family tree and reading.

Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Williams of Springfield, Ore.; and six grandchildren.

William was preceded in death by his parents; his wife in 1994; and his youngest daughter, Carol Jean McCall Frerichs in 2006.

Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service is in charge of William’s care and funeral arrangements.