Thursday, October 3, 2019

9:00 - 10:00 AM

The Church of the Assumption

51 West Seventh St., St. Paul

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, October 3, 2019

10:00 AM

The Church of the Assumption

51 West Seventh St., St. Paul

William J. Whelan

October 7, 1921 - September 27, 2019

Age 97, just 10 days shy of his 98th birthday, entered into eternal life on September 27, 2019, with his daughter Patti at his side. 


Billy was a lifetime resident of St. Paul, owned Billy Whelan’s Sandwich Shops and Public  Adjusters, was a WWII Navy veteran, and was a proud Irishman. 


Preceded in death by parents, John & Mabel; sister, Helen Krohn. 


Survived by his beloved wife of 70 years, Marie I. (nee Zechmeister); daughters, Colleen (Mark) Schardin, Mary (Lee) Sperl, Kathy (Todd) Lamphere, Patti (David) Peterson; sons, Bill, Terry, Tom (Barb), Jim; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; honorary granddaughter, Gaby; nieces and nephews. 


Mass of Christian Burial 10 AM Thursday, October 3 at THE CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION, 51 W. 7th St., St. Paul.  Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.  Visitation 9-10 AM Thursday at the church. 


Special thanks to friends and companions, Pauline, Kris, Yolanda, Bob, Denny, Pat; all the staff at The Willows of Ramsey Hill.

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