William (Bill) Wuerflein, age 51, of Hollandale, MN died Wednesday, May 17, 2017 suddenly at his home.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday June 3, 2017 at 3 p.m. at the farm where he and his family live.
Bill was born May 8, 1966 in Albert Lea, MN to Henry and Judith (Schyler) Wuerflein. Bill graduated from Albert Lea High School. Bill and Vicki, the love of each other’s lives, joined together in 1987. The two married August 25, 2007. They moved to the family farm in 2005. Bill has two children and two step children with Vicki.
Bill was a long time employee for SunOpta. His CB handle that he used over the span of his truck driving career was “Cow Boy Bill.” Bill was a member of the Austin Posse for 26 years as security at surrounding fairs and street dances, parades, and the tractor show at Racine, MN.
Bill loved his hobbies of playing pool and softball. Bill loved camping and horseback riding at Forestville and Hay Creek. He loved his hobbies of farming, any type of work outside and helping others. He enjoyed gardening with his wife. Mainly he loved doing things with his family.
Bill is survived by Vicki, his wife; one daughter, Kayla; one son, Cody; one step daughter, Amy (Brandon) Hoium of Austin; along with three grandchildren; Dylan, Coy and Myia.
Bill is survived by his parents Henry and Judith Wuerflein of Ogilvie, MN; his sisters; Marie (Marty) Graham of Ogilvie; Becky (Curt) Stenzel of New Richland, MN. Bill loved and enjoyed all of his nieces and nephews and their families.
Bill will be deeply missed by his family, friends, co-workers and neighbors. He touched many people’s lives in so many ways.
Condolences can be sent to: Bill Wuerflein Family at 27190 800th Ave., Hollandale, MN 56045.