William “Bill” Petasnick Obituary – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

William “Bill” Petasnick, age 76. Beloved husband of Irene Thompson and the late Bobbe nee Malkin. Loving father of David (Jen) Petasnick and Ellen (Michael) Razzoog and stepfather of John (Amy) Thompson. Proud grandfather of Sam, Grace, and Isabella Petasnick, Zach and Olivia Razzoog, and Charlie Thompson. Brother of Jerry (Barbara) Petasnick and Lois (the late Earl) Nudelman. For over 19 years, Petasnick served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Froedtert Health Inc, Milwaukee, WI. As a national leader, he served as chair of the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees, the Council of Teaching Hospitals of the Association of American Medical Colleges, and the Wisconsin Hospital Association. He is the recipient of several prestigious awards including an honorary doctorate of healthcare management from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and an honorary doctorate degree in medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin. The American Hospital Association also presented its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award to him in recognition of his significant contributions and service to healthcare institutions and associations. Service Monday at 10 AM at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Road (One block north of Lake Cook Road) Buffalo Grove. Interment Sheboygan Hebrew Cemetery, County Road Y, South of Hwy. 23, Kohler, WI. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Petasnick Family Fund at Froedert Hospital via mail to Froedtert Hospital Foundation (Attn: Office of Institutional Advancement) PO Box 26509 Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509 or online at www.froedert.com/giving / foundation. To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals—Buffalo Grove Chapel, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com

Posted online on November 10, 2022

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