William “Bill” M. Vidmar Jr., 90, of Taylorville, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. He was born February 19, 1924 in Taylorville, IL. The Son of William and Nellie Patterson Vidmar Sr. He married Irene Lindemann on August 19, 1945 in Ann Arbor, MI. He retired from a York Division of Borge Warner and also was a veteran of the United States Navy. Mr. Vidmar also invented a Boiler thermostat, was the maintenance manager and installed the heating and cooling system in the Renaissance building now known as General Motors Headquarters in Detroit Michigan. He was also the owner of Viddy’s cab and Limo service in Taylorville and a Member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville.
He is survived by his Wife: Irene; Son: Gerald W. Vidmar of Taylorville, IL; Daughters: Carol Ann Hall of Oklahoma City, OK; Linda Vidmar of Taylorville, IL; Grandson: Chris Peters; Brothers: Don Vidmar of Springfield, IL; John Vidmar Sr. of Taylorville, IL; Sisters: Wanda Blount of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Brother Myron Vidmar, Sister Jean Smith
Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville with Pastor Rodney Blomquist officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery with graveside military honors. Visitation will be held Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville.
Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
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