Frederick “Bill” William Wissmann, age 76 of Linn, passed away Saturday, February 29, 2020, at his residence.
Bill was born July 7, 1943, in Jefferson City, a son to the late Elmer and Anna (Oberkrom) Wissmann.
Bill was a 1961 graduate of Linn High School.
After high school, Bill went to work for Bill’s Standard Service Station in Mt. Sterling where he worked until joining the United States Army in 1965.
After returning home, Bill attended Linn Technical College where he received his degree in Drafting. Bill was employed at the Ameren Power Plant in Fulton and Canam Steel in Washington before taking a job with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources in Rolla as a surveyor. He retired in 2002.
He was a member of the Linn Masonic Lodge #326, A.F. & A.M. where he received his 50-year membership pin and also a member the American Legion in Bay.
Bill is survived by: one sister, Kaye Schneider of Mt. Sterling; two nephews, Jon Schneider and his wife Cheryl of Hermann and Todd Schneider and his wife Laura of Mt. Sterling; two great nephews, Justin Schneider of Hermann and Briggs Schneider of Mt. Sterling; and one great niece, Megan Schneider of Hermann.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, George Wissmann, a brother-in-law, Wendell Schneider and one great niece, Baylor Schneider.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Morton Chapel in Linn. Funeral Services will follow at 3:00 p.m. Interment will be in the Ryors Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Owensville Volunteer Fire Department Station Number 2 in Mt. Sterling.
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