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William Norton Zais

Obituary for William Norton Zais

March 15, 1947 - April 10, 2019
Lakemoor, Illinois | Age 72


William Norton Zais, age 72, of Lakemoor, passed away Wednesday evening at Northwestern Medical Center in McHenry. Bill was born March 15, 1947, in Burlington, Vermont, the son of Bernard and Mary (Norton) Zais. On April 6, 1984, Bill married the love of his life, Mary Pat Hidding in Chicago. They were blessed to have just celebrated their 35th Wedding Anniversary.

Bill worked for many years as a self-employed options trader and a crossword puzzle constructor, both of which he loved doing. He also enjoyed reading.

Bill is survived by his loving wife, Mary Pat Zais; sister, Patty Zais Barry and her children, Lori Scotnicki, Bill Mahoney and Jack Mahoney; sister-in-law, Kearney Hidding Carlson and her son, Taylor Carlson; and 3 brothers-in-law, Mike (Mary Ann) Hidding and their children, Mickey Hidding, Rudy Hidding and Jessica Heinke; Red (Mary Fran) Hidding and Tim (Margarete) Hidding. In addition to his loving parents, Bernard and Mary Zais, Bill was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Joseph Barry.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

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