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William Disse

Nov. 19, 1933-July 29, 2010

Former Detroit Lakes resident William T. "Bill" Disse, 76, of New Zealand, passed away Thursday, July 29, 2010 in St. Louis Park, Minn., while visiting family and friends.

Bill was born to Herbert "Bubs" and Myrtle Disse on November 19, 1933 in Detroit Lakes. He graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1951. He began his career with Northwestern Bell, before working and traveling around the United States. In 1965 he went to New Zealand, where he met and married Marcia Shepard.

Bill spent the next 32 years of his life in New Zealand with Marcia and family and friends, enjoying their true love of sailing and traveling the world.

Preceding Bill in death were his parents, Herbert "Bubs" and Myrtle Disse.

He is survived by his wife Marcia Disse; daughter Kirsten Disse; son Jason Disse; as well as other relatives and friends.

Services were held in Minneapolis, with arrangements provided by Gearty-Delmore Park Funeral Chapel in St. Louis Park.