January 03, 2016
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William “Bill” Alfons George Eggermont , 77, Tower City, ND, died peacefully on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City, ND. Bill was born June 1, 1938 the son of Christ and Irene (Young) Eggermont on a farm near Jessie, ND and was raised on a farm near Binford, ND.
Bill moved to Minnesota in 1957 where he did tree work, lake work, farming and had several businesses. In 1991, He moved back to North Dakota and resided at Kathryn, ND. Bill and Lavira (Knapp) Walker were married in November, 1991. In 1997, Bill and Lavira made their home in Tower City, ND.
Bill loved to attend auction sales and was an avid gardener and hobby farmer. He enjoyed taking care of his cattle and assorted farm animals. Bill was a hard worker and enjoyed being outdoors. He loved spending time at the lakes in Minnesota. Bill will be missed greatly by his wife, his family, and friends.
Bill is survived by his wife, Lavira of Tower City, step children, Timothy (Jennie) Walker, Jamestown ND, Joe (Karen) Walker, West Fargo ND, Larinda (Rickie) Velure, Kathryn ND, and Robert (Renette) Walker, Hawaii, 11 step grandchildren, and 3 step great grandchildren. He is survived by one sister, Marie Pelzman, Fargo, three brothers, Clifford (Dianne) Eggermont, Cooperstown ND, Raymond Eggermont, Valley City ND, Leroy (Loretta) Eggermont, Binford, numerous nephews, nieces, great nephews, and great nieces.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Alfred, brother-in-law, Ralph Pelzman, great niece, Brandi Teeuwen, and great great nephew, Carter Olson.
Thanks to Sheyenne Care Center and Mercy Hospital of Valley City for the excellent care provided to Bill.