– William, 85, was born in Mt. Vernon, IN, on October 30,
1933, to Harold Ascher Hueller and Martha Ellen Hueller
(Bauer). He died of age-related causes peacefully on June
28, 2019, with his family at his side. His first wife of 47
years, Carol, passed away 17 years ago.
is survived by his wife: Jan (Kovalak) of Stayton; son Kurt
(Caroll) of Lyons; daughter: Karen (Stephen) Piacentini of
Portland; 4 grandchildren: Nytasha (Darin) Gerdes of Bend,
Jacob Hueller of Lyons, Jennifer Piacentini of Portland,
Anthony Piacentini of Portland; and two great grandchildren,
Hannah and Emersyn Gerdes of Bend.
(Bill) served 22 years in the United States Air Force as a
meteorologist, was stationed in many locations, and served
in both the Korean and Vietnam wars. He moved his family to
the Santiam Canyon in 1974. He enjoyed reading, gardening,
studying the weather, science fiction, pets and especially
spending time with family and friends
A memorial service
will be held locally at a later date. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may be made to Willamette Valley
Hospice at 1015 Third St. NW, Salem, OR 97303, or online at
wvh.org/donate. Serving the family will be North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.