GENOA — William “Bill” D. Paggi, 79, of Genoa passed away Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at a Nursing Home.
He was born in La Crosse, Sept. 10, 1938, to Charles and Kathryn (Hastings) Paggi. After graduation from high school he worked at the Robertson Saw Mill in De Soto and hauled milk. He was united in marriage to Judith L. Woodward Nov. 15 1958. He worked at Allis Chalmers in La Crosse, until they closed. He started cutting logs and selling Jonsered chainsaws. He also sharpened and repaired saws. He lived on a small farm and had Hereford cattle.
Bill is survived by his wife of 59 years, Judy; children, Alan (Robin) Paggi, and Cheri (Virgil) Elliott of Genoa; two grandchildren; as well as many other relatives and friends.
Bill was preceded in death by, his parents; a stillborn daughter; and several brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at the St Johns Lutheran Church in Genoa. Pastor Paul Kantee will officiate with a luncheon to follow. Friends may call from 10 a.m. till the time of service at 11 a.m. at the church.
In lieu of plants or flowers, memorials may be given to the St John’s Lutheran Church.
Online Condolences may be offered at www.VossFH.com. The Vosseteig-Larson Funeral Home of Viroqua is serving the family.