William Jamieson Obituary, Death – William Dean “Bill” Jamieson, 81 years old and a lifelong resident of Madison, passed away. Eldon “Red” Jamieson and Genevieve (Schwartz) Jamieson welcomed their first child into the world on March 1, 1941, in the city of Waukesha. He was the son of the couple. The year Bill received his high school diploma from Randolph High School was 1959. He married Diane (Stapleton), who would eventually become his wife, on May 21st, 1966. The wedding was held in California. Bill participated in the Vietnam War while serving in the US Navy.
He had a posting in Vietnam. He retired in 1996 after a long and fruitful career with GTE as a financial analyst. He has been an active member of the VFW Post No. 7591, which is situated on Cottage Grove Road, for his entire life. Bill enjoyed watching sports in general and going deer hunting, but his favorite team to follow was the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team. One of his favorite sports was bowling, and he also enjoyed playing golf. He enjoyed visiting new places and interacting with people from various walks of life, therefore he took many travels with his friends and family, including vacations and cruises.
He was always looking for a good deal, and he frequently found them at St. Vinnie’s on Willy Street in Madison. One of his favorite shopping spots was this one. In addition to his wife Diane, Bill is also survived by his daughters Brenda Lang and Sheri Jamieson, his grandson Spencer Lang, his sisters-in-law Sheelah Jamieson and Linda (Randy) Scharfenberger, his brother-in-law Allan (Dawn) Spencer, his sister-in-law Kathy Spencer.
His nieces Regen Milani, Kate Jamieson, Beth Ann Spencer, and Dawn Spencer, as well as friends Barb and Dwayne Figy and Harley Along with his buddies, Bill also leaves behind his parents, brother John “Jack,” aunts Marie (Roy) Goplen and Millie Schwartz, and uncle Earl Jamieson. They also leave Bill behind. He had survived life better than anyone else in his immediate family.