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William Genrich

May 29, 1937 — October 18, 2022



William Otto Genrich, 85, of AZ and formerly of Wausau, WI, passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, in Gilbert, Arizona.   

He was born on May 29, 1937, in Wausau, WI, son of the late Frank and Margaret (Garves) Genrich.  He served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.  As an architect, he designed many of the buildings on Maricopa County Community College campuses and was one of the first groups of architects to use AutoCad.

He is survived by his children, Lesa (Michael) Schuur, Kelli (Jeff) Warren, Jennifer (Edward) Pinnow, and David (Lisa) Genrich; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.  

Funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, October 28, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 501 Stewart Ave., Wausau.  Rev. Timothy Smith will officiate.  Burial will be at Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau, where military honors will be conducted.  Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service on Friday at the church. Helke Funeral Home, Wausau is assisting the family with arrangements. 

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