William R. Butler, 60, of Aurora, IL, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at home surrounded by his family. He was born Oct. 21, 1958, at Woodward Memorial Hospital in Sandwich to Robert and Bonita (Reinhart) Butler.
Bill grew up with his extended famly in Sandwich and attended Sandwich schools. He was most recently employed at Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, from which he retired in April, 2018.
He is survived by his two children: Jacob (Ashley) Butler and their two children; and Jennifer (William) Jass and their three children. He is also survived by his loving wife, Carol Butler, who he married May 8, 1988, and her three children: Casey and Mary Fletcher and their three children; Barbara Fletcher (Brad Schule) and their four children; Sarah (Ron) Zwart and their child; and three great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are his siblings: Jeffrey Butler, Sandwich; Paula (Mike) Nagy, Sandwich; Martin (Pam) Butler, Garfield, AR; and Jane (Joe) Latham of Sandwich.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, John.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at the United Church of Sandwich, 512 E. Lions Rd., Sandwich, with the Rev.Tom Bourke officiating.