Green Bay Press Gazette
May 08, 2007
Willard Conrad Goodwill, 69, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2007, at his home in Suring. Willard was the son of the late Ray and Ernie (Brisk) Goodwill, and grew up in Neopit. He married the former Valarie Pyatskowit. Willard worked for the Falk Corporation in Milwaukee for 13 years before owning his own company that manufactured and repaired bowling lanes. He will always be remembered for his contagious humor and love of the game of bowling. Willard was a partner in the building of Lakeshore Lanes in Shawano. He was inducted into the Shawano Bowling Association Hall of Fame in 1990. He participated in numerous bowling events throughout his career and appeared on television in Green Bay and Milwaukee on "Bowling with the Champs."
Willard is survived by his wife, Valarie; children, Keith Goodwill, Kurt (fiancee, Jeanne Gough) Goodwill, Kathy (Tom) Ciskoski, Kris (Gerry Hovde) Goodwill and his brother Robert "Bob" (Rose) Goodwill, Shawano. He was loved by his seven grandchildren, Jeff Goodwill, Kimberly Goodwill, Logan Goodwill, Cole Goodwill, Marina Ciskoski, Ethan Hovde and Josef Hovde.
Willard was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Dale Goodwill and two sisters, Beverly Russ and Carmen Langenfeld.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. May 9, 2007. at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Neopit with Rev David Kiefer officiating. Burial will be in St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano from 3 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of services on Wednesday.
Willard will be forever missed by his family and many friends. www.swedbergfuneralhome.com