William "Bill" R. Oehlers
Birth date: November 08, 1986
Death date: November 30, 2011
William “Bill” R. Oehlers, age 25 of North Branch died unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Bill was born on November 8, 1986 at Chisago City, Minnesota to parents Edward and Tami (Krapek) Oehlers. He attended North Branch Schools where he competed in football, wrestling and track. Bill earned All Conference in all three sports and was assigned All State Status as a shot putter. Bill graduated in 2005 and then attended Concordia College in Moorhead where he was a member of the football and track teams earning All Conference in both. He was also an All Conference player in football and threw the shot put on the track team. He graduated with a degree in Exercise Science and was currently working at Xplode Sports in North Branch. He also volunteered at North Branch High School with the football and wrestling teams. Bill was an avid Packers Fan, passionate weight lifter, loved fishing, camping and hiking outdoors. Bill will be remembered for his love of people and helping them through his interest in sports. He is survived by his parents, Ed and Tami; brother, Ed (Jeanette) Oehlers and their daughter Camila of Willmar, MN; sisters, Genae Oehlers of Peoria, AZ and Shelly Oehlers of North Branch; maternal grandmother, Shirley Krapek of Gold Canyon, AZ and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ed and Mary Oehlers and maternal grandfather, Frank Krapek.
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday, December 5, 2011 Grandstrand Funeral Home in North Branch
11:00 am on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 St. Joseph Catholic Church at Taylors Falls.
Private Family Interment