Bill attended St. Joseph Grade School and was a 1965 graduate of Freeburg Community High School. Following high school, he joined the U.S. Navy and served a tour in DaNang Vietnam, stationed at Camp Tien SHA, U.S. Naval Support Activity, from 1968 to 1969. On May 31, 1968, he married Barbara “Barb” Davis at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and have been married for 53 years.
Bill worked for various lumberyard companies for 40 years and retired in 2010. He loved fishing, golf, and camping, and was an avid Cardinals baseball and Illini basketball fan. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and will be missed by all.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph J. and Virginia L., nee Bruno, Kaesberg; and his father-in-law, Paul Davis.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara “Barb” Kaesberg;
a son, Jason J. (Denise) Kaesberg;
five grandchildren, Alyssa, Heather, Kristin, Sonny, and Jeremiah;
one great-grandchild, Asariah;
an aunt, Betty (Bruno) Rauch;
his mother-in-law, Dorothy Davis;
two brothers-in-law, Roger (Sharon) Davis, and Steven (Patty) Davis;
nieces; and nephews.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: A graveside service with military honors will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 25, 2021, at St. Paul Cemetery, Freeburg, IL, with Deacon Corby Valentine officiating.