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William J. Herziger
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Birth: May 16, 1917
Cedarburg
Ozaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 2013
Cedarburg
Ozaukee County
Wisconsin, USA

Herziger, William J. Lifelong resident of Cedarburg, WI, passed away on July 21, 2013, at the age of 96. Mr. Herziger was born on May 16, 1917 to Frank and Catherine (nee Epple) Herziger. He attended Cedarburg High School and Marquette University graduating with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1940. Upon graduation, he was employed at Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. where he made significant contributions to the Manhattan Project with his invention of an electric motor control system. In later years he founded the electrical consulting firm of Herziger and Associates. Mr. Herziger also served on the Cedarburg Light and Water Commission for 35 years, 15 years as its president. Mr. Herziger was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Marjorie (nee Tump) Herziger and his sister, Laura Hilgen. He is survived by his daughter Nancy and her husband Tom Hietter of Bull Valley, IL and his daughter Mary and her husband Tom Merkley of Fort Worth, TX, as well as four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM on Friday, August 16, 2013, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church-South, N44 W6055 Hamilton Rd., Cedarburg, WI 53012. Interment Zur Ruhe Cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends on Friday at the Church from 10 AM until the time of Mass with a reception to follow. 
 
Burial:
Zur Ruhe Cemetery
Cedarburg
Ozaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Bl. 65, Gr 9
 
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Record added: Mar 26, 2014
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William J. Herziger
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