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William Liechti

William Liechti, 87, of Seneca, died Dec. 11, 2011 at his home.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m.  Dec. 17 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Seneca with Pastor Daniel Tews officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church.

Bill was born near Latham Lake on April 23, 1924 to John and Mary (Studer) Liechti. He graduated from Seneca High School in 1942.

He entered the U.S. Navy. On Oct. 17, 1947 he married Pauline June Stebbins.

He is survived by his wife, four children, Edward Liechti of Seneca, Richard Liechti  of San Miguel, CA, Pamela Liechti of Aberdeen, and Paulette (Barry) Miller of Seeley Lake, MT;  one granddaughter; and two sisters, Ella (Ruben)  Premus,  Highmore and Mary (Frank) Peters of Castro Valley, CA.

He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers,  and two sisters. Luce Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.