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William Hill, 63

William Hill, 63, of Minneapolis and Bagley, died on Thursday, April 5, 2007, at Good Samaritan Center in Minneapolis. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. today at Rice Lake Fellowship Assembly of God Church in Rice Lake with Rev. Tim Brown officia...

William Hill, 63, of Minneapolis and Bagley, died on Thursday, April 5, 2007, at Good Samaritan Center in Minneapolis.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. today at Rice Lake Fellowship Assembly of God Church in Rice Lake with Rev. Tim Brown officiating. A wake began on Monday and will continue until the time of service today at the church. Burial will be in St. Phillip's Episcopal Cemetery in Rice Lake. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bagley assisted the family with arrangements.

He was born on Aug. 31, 1944, to George and Emily (Big Wind) Hill, in Bagley. He grew up in the Rice Lake community and moved to Minneapolis where he lived until 1993 when he moved back to Bagley. He worked as an auto mechanic. He has resided at the Good Samaritan Center in Minneapolis since December 2006.

He is survived by his daughters, Kimberly Deegan and Billie Deegan, both of Virginia, Minn.; sons, James Deegan, William Deegan Jr. and Bobby Joe Deegan, all of Tower, Minn.; sisters, Dorothy Hill of Minneapolis, Gloria Crissler of Belcourt, N.D., Delores Beaulieu of Bagley and Sharon McCling of Jefferson, Mo.; brothers, James Hill of Bagley, Alvin Hill of Naytahwaush, Minn. and Frank Kahoombaush of Thief River Falls, Minn.; and 12 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and one brother.

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