Bill Monteith, age 80 of Osceola, WI, died on Sunday, July 2, 2023 at the Osceola Medical Center in Osceola, WI. Bill was born the son of Robert and Genevieve (Johnston) Monteith on October 12, 1942 in River Falls, WI. He grew up in the Star Prairie, WI area, graduating from New Richmond High School with the class of 1961. Bill served 4 years in the Airforce. When he returned from service, he became a carpenter, working for a couple different contractors before starting Star Construction in 1985. He was married to Yvonne Halverson on January 29, 1977 at Christ Lutheran Church in Somerset, WI. He ran Star construction until retiring up North in 1996. Bill and Yvonne also owned the Holiday Motel in New Richmond, WI and the River Valley Inn & Suites in Osceola, WI. Bill was a member of the Lions Club in Osceola. He enjoyed collecting jokes, teasing the grandchildren, and talking with friends and family. He liked watching the birds and squirrels at his feeders and playing golf. He was a knowledgeable, quiet and honest man with a quick wit and great sense of humor. He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Genevieve Monteith; sisters, Janice LeCander, Kathie (Paul) Anderson, Linda Johnson; and in-laws, Howard and Evelyn Halverson. Bill is survived by his wife, Yvonne; children, Eric (Julie) Monteith, Aimee (Travis) Roddel, Howie (Kelsey) Monteith; grandchildren, Kate (Trevor) Schuler, Logan Monteith, Karly Monteith, Emily Roddel, Isaac Roddel, Mason Montgomery; brothers, Jim (Dianne) Monteith, Joe (Donna) Monteith, Mike (Kele) Monteith; brothers-in law, Howard LeCander, Lyle (Ruth) Halverson; sister-in-law, Colleen (Craig) Benson and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A Celebration of Bill’s Life was held on Monday, July 10, 2023 at 12 noon at Christ Lutheran Church 510 Germain Street Somerset, WI. Visitation was also Monday, July 10, 2023 from 10 am – 12 noon at the church. Military Honors were provided by the Somerset American Legion Post 111. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.