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William C. Lemke

June 09, 1950 ~ September 23, 2023

William C. Lemke,73, of Vero Beach, Florida, passed away to his heavenly home, surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, September 23, 2023.

Bill was born in Flushing New York on June 9, 1950 to parents Bill and Joan Lemke. He had been a resident of Vero Beach for the past 20 Years, coming from Pembroke Pines Florida where he had resided since moving to Florida from College Point New York, in 1972. Bill attended St. John’s Lutheran Elementary School, Martin Luther High School, and graduated with a BA from City University of New York. He was married to Stephanie Denale on June 17, 1972.

Bill worked for Home Savings and Loan in Hollywood, Florida in the commercial banking and appraisal department. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, loved to travel, and especially spend time with family, grandchildren and friends.  Bill loved God and lived a life of gratitude.

Bill was survived by his wife of 51 years, Stephanie, son Bill of Palm Bay, son Jae and wife Roxanne of Ridgefield Washington, son Robert and wife Chrissy of Palm Bay,  Daughter Laura Bowen of Pompano Beach, and daughter Yolanda Zimmerman and husband Scott of Palm Bay, Florida. Bill was blessed with 10 grandchildren: Alexis Bowen, Kayla Lemke, Billy Lemke, Catherine Lemke, Brooke Lemke, Jae Lemke, Alicia Zimmerman, Joshua Zimmerman, Jaeda Lemke and Isabella Zimmerman.  He is survived by sisters Debbie Lemke and Vicki Thomason of Port St. Lucie along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins in Florida and New York.

Bill was predeceased by parents Bill and Joan Lemke.

Condolences may be shared online at www,  In lieu of flowers or gifts, the Lemke family requests donations be given to


Elaine and Don Palmer

September 26, 2023, 5:31 pm

Deepest sympathy to Bill’s family and friends. Our thoughts and our prayers are with all of you at this time.

Cindy Diemer

September 26, 2023, 10:23 pm

So sorry for your loss. May your cherished memories sustain you. May Bill RIP.

Sahar Hassanien and Jerome Barron

September 27, 2023, 11:27 pm

Our deepest condolences to the lemke family.our hearts and prayers are with you all
We will always cherish every moment and memory we shared with our dear friend
Bill,may god rest his soul in peace.
Sahar and Jerome

Rae and Simon DeGoti

September 30, 2023, 4:21 pm

Sending our love, prayers and heartfelt sympathy to the family during this sad time. Bill was our dear friend for many years. He was a wonderful, generous and kind man of God. He will live in our hearts and memories forever.

Mary Kucera

October 1, 2023, 11:35 am

Dearest Lemke family, We grieve with you today that Bill is not by our side. We are forever grateful and blessed to be part of his life journey. We loved him and all of your family. Stay strong. He is forever with us. Surrounding all of you in prayer, Mary, Dick, Mayra and Ana.

Pat ,Sherry and family

October 3, 2023, 9:51 pm

Words can’t express how we feel.We know he is “Safely Home” We dearly miss him Wishing you all peace, comfort, and courage and lots of love at this time

Scott & Edith

October 5, 2023, 7:58 pm

Our deepest and most heartfelt condolences go out to the Lemke Family, especially Steph. Edith and I have been richly blessed to be Bill & Steph’s next door neighbors for the last couple of years. Getting to know Bill & Steph is one of our treasured memories. We were instantly taken into Bill & Steph’s family & Friends circle, being invited to many family gatherings and events. We were strangers, yet, they took us in.

Maria, Rey, Logan and Liam

October 7, 2023, 11:20 am

Prayers love and our deepest condolences, uncle Billy will be forever remembered in our hearts. His patient nature, welcoming demeanor and kind heart echoed through everything he was a part of. Logan and Liam are thinking of him and send their love, as they fondly remember fishing with uncle Billy and spending time with Steph and Billy.

Susan Wilhelm Carlson

October 9, 2023, 2:57 pm

My condolences to Stephanie and the Lemke family. May the God of ALL comfort surround you with his Love and Mercy both now and in the months to come.

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