Lt. Col. William Bilotti

Lt. Col. William Bilotti
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Lt. Col. William Louis Bilotti, USAF, Retired, 96, of Belleville, IL, born January 20, 1920, in Kenosha, WI, died Saturday, February 27, 2016, at Cedarhurst of Edwardsville, IL.

Lt. Col. Bilotti served his country for more than 23 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring in 1964.

He was a member of St. Teresa’s Parish, Belleville, IL.  Bill was also a member of the American Legion, the Retired Officers Association, and NAUS (National Assn. for Uniformed Services).

He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Angela, nee Qualiatti, Bilotti; his parents, Sylvester and Raffael, nee Mazzei, Bilotti; a sister, Eva Cicchini; and a brother, Frank Bilotti.

Surviving are three sons and a daughter, Bill Bilotti Jr. of Jacksonville, FL,
Tom (Anne) Bilotti of Danville, CA,
Jim Bilotti of St. Augustine, FL,
and Linda Bilotti of Belleville, IL;
eight grandchildren;
14 great-grandchildren;
and a brother, Joseph (Mari) Bilotti of Kenosha, WI.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Burial with military honors will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO, at later date.

Condolences Left For Lt. Col. William Bilotti

So sorry to hear of the loss of your father. You all our in our prayers.

Don & Lyda Loehring, Townsend, DE, 19734


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