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Obituary for William J. Smutny


William “Billy" J. Smutny, 71, passed away December 15, 2018. He attended Central High School. Billy was employed at La Crosse Garment Factory for many years. In 1974 he started for the Trane Co. which he was still employed at the time of his passing. Billy was preceded in death by his parents Edward and Delores (Juen) Smutny. He is survived by his sisters Nancy (Terry) Turben of Janesville, Karen (terry) Frick of Tomah, Lynn (Gary) Nehring of Holmen, and many nieces. He enjoyed collecting memorabilia like old magazines and records. His favorite singer was Bobby Darin. He loved walking and riding his bike. A graveside service will be held on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at Mormon Coulee Memorial Park. Pastor Stephanie Steiner will officiate. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, Woodruff Chapel, La Crosse is assisting the family.