William 'Bill' Rademaker
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MASON CITY -- William E. "Bill"
Rademaker, 69, of Mason City, formerly of Emden, died Tuesday, Feb.
24, 2009, at 5 p.m. at his home.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at
the funeral home, with the Rev. Curt McAllister officiating.
Burial, with military rites, will be in Hartsburg
Mr. Rademaker was a farmer and was
a seed salesman with Pioneer for 36 years.
He served in the U.S. National Guard.
He was born July 5, 1939, at Pekin to Earl and
Laura Mae Detmers Rademaker. He married Penny
McFarland on Dec. 3, 1961, in Bartonville, with the
Rev. Raymond Krutz officiating.
He is survived by his wife, of Mason City; three
daughters, Dawn Houchins of Emden, Darci Steck of
Irvine, Calif., and Nikki (and Kent) Renken of Mason
City; six grandchildren, Billy and Ray Houchins of
Emden, Darian and Hannah Steck of Irvine, Calif.,
and Kole and Kase Renken of Mason City; and one
sister, Bonnie (and Larry) Kirgan of Milan.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was of the Methodist faith.
He was a member of Farm Bureau, CCA Accreditations
and Emden American Legion Post 506.
Memorials may be made to Hartsburg-Emden FFA or
Mason County Ambulance Service.
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