It is with deep sorrow and great sadness that we announce the passing of Bill on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the age of 80 years.
He leaves behind his wife Velma “Ciss” of 13 ½ years; children: Lynette (Gerard) Merkosky, Curtis (Teresa) Kaup and Brent (Susanna) Kaup; stepchildren: Toni (Russ) Kazmir, JoAnn Hope, Sandra (Wayne) Stitzenburger and Nicole (Jamie) Marino; 22 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; siblings: Anne Bernard, Henry (Vivian) Kaup, Fred (Betty) Kaup, Lawrence (Marlene) Kaup, Hilda (Frank) Schoenberger and Rita (Peter) Forsythe, as well as numerous family and friends.
He was predeceased by his first wife Barbara Kaup and his parents Theresa (Bokenfohr) and Henry Kaup.
A Prayer Service will take place at 8:30 p.m., on Friday September 6, 2019 at St. Dominic Savio Catholic Church, 14406 – 62 Street NW, Edmonton.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m., on Saturday September 7, 2019 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 75 Poirier Avenue, St. Albert, AB, followed by an Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, 14611 Mark Messier Trail, Edmonton.
A Heartfelt Thank you, to the staff at the Sturgeon Hospital for their amazing care.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cross Cancer or a Charity of one’s choice.