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Judge William Albert Bablitch
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1941
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 2011
Hawaii County
Hawaii, USA

Justice William A. Bablitch (Ret.)

Bablitch, William A. Justice (Ret.) Presque Isle, WI and Kailua-Kona, HI. Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice William A. Bablitch passed away on Feb. 16, 2011 at his winter home in Kailua-Kona, HI. Justice Bablitch was elected to two terms on the Wisconsin Supreme Court (1983-2003). He served in the Peace Corps in Liberia, West Africa from 1963-65 and represented the Stevens Point area in the Wisconsin State Senate from 1972-83 including as the Democratic Majority Leader. He earned a Master's degree in Law from the University of Virginia (1987) and served on the faculty of New York University Law School, Institute of Judicial Education. He was a member of the Board of Visitors of the University of Wisconsin Law School and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Following his retirement from the Supreme Court, he became a partner with the law firm of Michael, Best and Friedrich in Madison. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Ann Milne; his daughter Bulleh Bablitch-Norkeh; granddaughters Laytee and Nancy; a brother Stephen Bablitch; and sisters Mary Lou Adams, Barbara Roman, Rita Eisenhauer and Cathy Wachowiak. A memorial service will be held in Kona, HI. Additional memorial tributes will be scheduled for Madison, Stevens Point and Presque Isle, WI in the early summer. Memorial contributions in Bill's name may be made to a local Hospice or to the North Lakeland Discovery Center, Manitowish Waters, WI or to the charity of one's choosing.

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on February 20, 2011
Created by: Mark Frazier
Record added: Jan 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83673165

Thank you for your service to Peace (Liberia).
- Mark Frazier
 Added: Jan. 18, 2012

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