William "Bill" O. Avery, 78, Brainerd, passed away Friday, February 29, 2008, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Bill was born in Brainerd on January 14, 1930, to Jacen and Pearl (Tougas) Avery. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
He is survived by his daughter, Diane (Dave) LaValle, Pierz; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sons.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at the Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home in Brainerd. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by the American Legion Post 255 of Brainerd. Friends may call on Wednesday one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements are with the Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Brainerd.
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