|(Monday - February
22, 2021) - William H. Howell, age 37, of Rhinelander, formerly of
Felch, "North Dickinson," passed away on Sunday, February 21, at
Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee.
Bill was born September 20,
1983, in Tucker, Georgia, son of Mike Nevil and Dora (Howell) Reeder. He
attended North Dickinson High School, where he played football during
his freshman and sophomore years. He transferred to Norway High School
for his junior and senior years to participate in their wrestling
program. After graduation, Bill served in the United States National
Guard. He married Robin Vandenberg on June 16, 2012, at St. Anthony
Catholic Church in Niagara. They resided in Niagara and then Kingsford
for a couple of years before moving to Rhinelander in May of 2017. Bill
worked for Ahlstrom-Munksjo Paper Mill, where he worked on the paper
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and especially the time
spent with his children and family. He will be missed by his many
friends and relatives.
Survivors include his loving wife, Robin;
two sons, William Howell and Dylan Benjiman; one daughter, Ellaneece
Howell; his mother, Dora Reeder of Florence; four brothers, Nick
(Rosemary) Nevil of Fence, Jesse Nevil of Norway, Mike Nevil of
Pennsylvania, and Mark Nevil of Florida; two sisters, Codie (Brent)
Sauers and Yvonne (Dave) Martin, both of Pennsylvania; father-in-law and
mother-in-law, Gary and Mary Vandenberg of Niagara; brother-in-law,
Darren (Ashley) VanDenberg of Ringle, Wisconsin; two sisters-in-law,
Hollie (Scott) Penney of Jordan, Minnesota, and Jamie (Spencer) Grow of
Minneapolis, Minnesota; and numerous nieces and nephews.
preceded in death by his father, Mike Nevil.
Visitation will be
held on Saturday, February 27, 2021, from 9:00 until 11:00 AM at St.
Anthony Catholic Church in Niagara. The Memorial Mass will be celebrated
on Saturday at 11:00 AM, at the church. Rev. Fr. Michael Lightner will
You may leave a condolence or tribute for Bill's
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The family has chosen Jacobs
Funeral Home and Cremation Services-Niagara Chapel, to honor Bill'ís
legacy of life.