In Memory of William Talbert

January 5, 1936 - September 4, 2020

William A. Talbert, age 84, a resident of Barron, formerly of Shell Lake passed away on September 4, 2020.

William was born on January 5, 1936 to Rosco and Annanora Talbert in Janesville, Wisconsin.

William served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean Conflict and later in the reserves. He and Annette (Glessing) were united in marriage on December 7, 1954 in Shell Lake.

He loved being outdoors, hunting, fishing, hiking, gardening and mushroom hunting. He also enjoyed playing cards but his most cherished times were spent with his family and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Annette (Glessing); son, Elmer Talbert; and grandson, BillyJoe Cook; sisters Lucille (Art) Griffiths, Joyce (Pete) DeRidder, and Elaine (Vern) Paffel; brothers, Don (Val) Talbert; Ross Talbert along with sister in laws, Doreen Drost and Gail Talbert.

He is survived by his children, Gerald (Darla) Talbert, William, Jr. (Mary) Talbert, Pam Pomykala, Kathleen (David) Mercer, Ronald (Kathleen) Talbert, Duane (Mary) Talbert, and Tabitha (Jason) Wickware; along with numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother, Jim (Mary) Talbert; sisters, Marcia (Jim) Maki, Babe (Clod) Seffinga; sister in law, Mary Talbert; brother in laws, Darrel (Pat) Glessing, Buzz (Sue) Drost, Richard Glessing and Donald (Barb) Glessing; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 1-4 PM at the Barronett Community Center in Barronett. Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster.

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