A much loved and cherished husband, father, brother, son and friend, Bill Ikins passed away on September 17, 2008. He had a short and difficult battle after diagnosis with pancreatic cancer, but before that a long, blessed life with many wonderful experiences and due to his fun-loving and caring nature, he was surrounded by many friends and loved ones.
Bill was born January 17, 1956 to Marion and Philip Ikins and grew up with his older sister Laura in Syracuse NY. During his teenage years he lived in England with his family for some time, played hockey, and much more. He graduated from Michigan State University. He has spend the last 20 years in the Chicago area, building a warm home in Crete with Nancy and Carl.
We miss you Bill and know that you are safe and peaceful in heaven.
I can still hear your wonderful laugh from here...
Because I live, you will also live.