William J. Cable, age 84 of Stevens Point, passed away April 28, 2015 at his home. Per his request no public services will be held. The family will hold a private ceremony at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Portage County Humane Society and the Wounded Warrior Project.
William was born June 30, 1930 in Superior the son of Ward and Ethel (Harding) Cable. He graduated from UW-Madison and the University of Colorado with a Master of Science in Mathematics and a Masters of Education.
William married Virginia M. Fischer on August 29, 1952 in Stevens Point. He retired from UW-Stevens Point in 1994 after 34 years of service. William loved to follow sports, especially the Wisconsin Badgers and Chicago Cubs.
He enjoyed reading and had a large collection of civil war books. He was a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
William is survived by his wife of 62 years Virginia; their 6 children: Debbie (Mark) Dean, Chesapeake, VA; Rebecca (Will) Royster, Gilbert, AZ; Robert Cable, Stevens Point; Sara (Eric) Schiesser, Wind Lake, WI; Gina (Griffen) Erdman, Stevens Point; Martin Cable, Stevens Point. Nine grandchildren: Jessica, Katie, Scott, Devin, Robin, Elizabeth, Billy, Melissa, and Alex. One great grandson: Oliver. Two brothers: Richard Cable, Eau Claire and Robert (Lois) Cable, Whiting. One sister: Judy Anderson, Stevens Point. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter-in-law Winnie, 2 sister-in-laws: Gwen and Marlene and two brother-in-laws: Dave and John.
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