Daubs, William

William Daubs, 71, of Fountain City, passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at Gundersen Health Systems in La Crosse, Wis.

He was born on May 2, 1950, in Chicago, Ill., the son of the late Monte G. and Patricia (Slater) Daubs.

Bill honorably served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corp. He served during the Vietnam War and, due to injuries sustained during his service, earned the prestigious Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnamese Campaign Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He was honorably discharged on July 25, 1973.

On November 7, 1970, Bill was united in marriage to Dorothy Wnuk in Chicago.

Bill was a longtime employee of United Parcel Service, retiring in 2000.

He will be remembered for his love of watching sports, listening to music and attending the U.S. Marine Corps reunion gatherings.

His greatest love was the time spent with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-granddaughter.

Bill is survived by his wife, Dorothy, of Fountain City; two daughters, Julia Daubs, of Fountain City, and Jacqueline Daubs, of Chicago; grandchildren, Samuel Frausto, Alec Daubs, Monica Paulson, Aaron Mendoza Jr., Ariel Hughes, Ava Mendoza and Kane Daubs; one great grandchild, Marley Smith; and by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Besides his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his dear son, Billy Anthony Daubs; two sisters and one brother.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 15, 2021, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Immaculate Conception Parish in Fountain City with Fr. Arul Doss as celebrant. Full military honors will be held immediately after the Mass at the church. William will be laid to rest on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner, Wis. A visitation will be held on Sunday, November 14, 2021, from 3-6 p.m. and again on Monday from 10 a.m. until the hour of the Mass at the church. The staff of Talbot Family Funeral Home Cochrane Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.

Please share a memory of Bill or express your words of comfort at www.talbotfuneralhomes.com.