|Birth: ||Dec. 25, 1947|
|Death: ||Aug. 10, 2007|
William A. "Billy Bob" Assell, 59, of Aurora, IL, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, August 10, 2007 after a long battle with several illnesses. He was born December 25, 1947 in Aurora.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later by The Daleiden Mortuary, 220 N. Lake St., Aurora, where visitation will be held from 2:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday, August 14, 2007. 630-631-5500 or visit our website at www.daleidenmortuary.com.
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William A. "Billy Bob" Assell, 59, of Aurora, IL, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, August 10, 2007 after a long battle with several illnesses. He was born December 25, 1947 in Aurora. Bill was a loving and caring husband, father, step-father, grandpa and great grandpa. After a long stay in a nursing home and in-and-out of hospitals, his wish to just come home and be with his family was honored.
Bill worked for the City of Aurora Water Dept. for 29 years and was a bartender at Gaslite Manor. He was also a member of the Aurora Turner's Club.
Bill had a great love for woodworking. He enjoyed many family vacations to Florida and the Wisconsin Dells. He loved to spend time with his family and always wanted his grandchildren with him. He was deeply loved and will be dearly missed.
He leaves behind his loving wife, JoAnn (Melchert) Assell; his daughters, Shelly Assell Gomez and Kelly Assell; his step children: Norman Turner, Michael (Christine) Turner and Lisa (Gary) Wright; his grandchildren: Rachel (Justin) Roop, Stephanie Turner, Daniel, Michael and Ashley Nilges, Angela and Nathan Turner, and Tony, Alexandra and Austin Wright; his great grandkids, Makenzie and Landon Roop; his brother, Edward Assell; his sisters, Sally (William) McDonald and MaryLou (Thomas) DeKing; several nieces and nephews; and the family pets, Joey and Lolly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Maryleah (Rockweiler) Assell.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at 10 AM at The Daleiden Mortuary. Fr. Jerome Leake will officiate with interment in Marywood Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 14 from 2:00 - 8:00 PM, with a Liturgical Wake Service at 4:30 PM, at The Daleiden Mortuary, 220 N. Lake St., Aurora. 630-631-5500 or
Memorial contributions in Bill's name may be made to the Aurora Policeman's Credit Union, 350 N. Lake St., Aurora, IL. 60506.
Andrew B. Assell (1913 - 1968)
Mary Leah Rockweiler Assell (1914 - 1983)
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