William C. “Sully” SullivanWilliam C. “Sully” Sullivan, 86, of Superior died Friday, June 24, 2011
William C. “Sully” Sullivan, 86, of Superior died Friday, June 24, 2011, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Duluth, under hospice care. He was born Sept. 18, 1924, in
Superior to William and Minnie (Petersdorf) Sullivan.
He graduated from the former East High School and attended the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
He served in the United States Army during World War II, stationed with the 595th Ambulance Corp. in Europe.
He married Lucille Kennen Lohman on May 23, 1989, and recently celebrated 22 years of marriage.
Sully was employed as a lab technician for the Murphy Oil Refinery for many years before retiring Sept. 1, 1988.
He was a member of the Superior Elks Lodge 403.
In addition to his wife Lucille, Sully is survived by one daughter, Linda (Brian) Denston, South Range; two sons, Daniel (Celia) Sullivan, South Range and Michael (Brenda) Sullivan, Kentucky; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; three stepsons, Michael (Sandra) Lohman, Spokane, Wash., Scott Lohman, Superior and Kevin (Sharen) Lohman, South Range; three stepdaughters, Melanie Brown, LaVaughn Lohman and Nadine Lohman, all of Superior; 12 step-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bernice Florin and Beverly Paul, both of St. Paul, Minn.; many nieces and nephews; and his grand-dog, Gizmo.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Clarence, Leslie and Verne Sullivan; three sisters, Vivian O’Tool, Leota LaTour, and Shirley Otier; four brothers-in-law, John LaTour, Bill Otier, Edwin Paul and Charles Florin; father and mother-in-law, Everett and Evelyn Kennen; step-granddaughter, Nicole Lohman; and stepson, Steven Lohman.
Visitation will begin at 10 until the 11 a.m. memorial service Thursday, July 7 in Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home. The Rev. James Tobolski, pastor of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, will officiate.
Burial will be in the Veteran’s Memorial Park in Greenwood Cemetery.
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