A Celebration of Life for William Leonard “Billy” Hill, 69, of Palo, will be held Friday, October 1, 2021 from 1:00-5:00pm at his home (5317 E Bodas Road, Aurora MN 55705). Arrangements by Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora.
Billy died Friday, September 24, 2021 at his home under hospice care.
He was born April 19, 1952 in Biwabik, Minnesota to Eino and Tiami (Korpela) Hill. Billy was a 1970 graduate of Aurora High School and later was drafted into the US Army. He served stateside during Vietnam as an MP.
Billy worked as a heavy equipment operator for EvTac with nearly 35 years of service. He was an avid golfer, played pool and was a Hoyt Lakes league bowler. He enjoyed hunting and was a GTO car enthusiast.
Survivors include his significant other, Michelle Anderson of Palo; children: Jeffrey Hill and Cynthia Hill both of Virginia; grandchildren: Kyle, Brandon, Charley, Kaci, Kristi, Jon and Darryl; great grandchildren: Loren and Aeron; siblings: Sye, Arne, Diane, Jeanette, Carol, Betty and Eino; several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and half-sister, Esther Salmi.
Also at this time we will be celebrating the life of his nephew, Brian Moberg at this gathering, who just recently passed away.