In Memory

Bill Case (A-Mechanic-Days) - Class of 2002

Bill Case (A-Mechanic-Days)


Bill Case

COEUR D'ALENE — William (Bill) Leon Case was born to Harold and Alfreda Case on March 25, 1942, and passed on January 26, 2019, at Pacifica Memory Care in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

A celebration of Bill’s life was held June 16th at Frenchtown Pond State Park.

Bill served in the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1962.  While on leave he married Cleo Fisher on October 5, 1961. They had two daughters, Tracy and Sharon.

After serving our country, Bill worked at Van Evans Lumber in Missoula for several years.  Then in the early 1980s, he began working as a Millwright at the Stone Container and retired the Frenchtown Mill. After retirement, Bill and Cleo enjoyed gold mining near Durkee, Idaho. They were members of the Lost Dutchman's Mining Association.

He enjoyed the outdoors, was an avid hunter and spent many summer weekends fishing on Canyon Ferry Lake.

Bill was preceded in death by his two sisters, his mother, and his father.

Bill is survived by his wife of 56 years Cleo Case, of Post Falls, Idaho, and their daughters, Tracy Prestegaard (Thor) of Post Falls, Idaho; Sharon Baker (Anthony) of Anchorage, Alaska; his four sisters, 18 nieces and nephews, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  Wow!

Rest in Peace dear Friend.