Bill and Darlene Willard
Bill and his sister, Sue, were raised in Waterloo, Iowa. Bill graduated from Iowa State University in 1961, earning a B.S. in Geology and Business Administration. Bill had a successful career in information technology within the insurance industry. In 1972, Bill married Darlene N in Iowa and had two children, Jeff and Mary. Bill was an active member of the community, participating in numerous organizations that included: Junior Achievement, Oregon State University MIS Advisory Council, Downtown Lions Club, Janus Youth Group and William Temple House. Bill also stayed physically fit by practicing Tae Kwon Do and held a second degree black belt in the martial art. In 2000, Bill retired from Standard Insurance and enjoyed the last 15 years traveling, reading, exercising and spending time with his grandchildren. Bill always put the needs of his family and others before his own. His caring demeanor and genuine empathy set him apart from others and is what is remembered most by friends.
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