Age 66, late of Hammond, IN, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018. Beloved husband of Debrah Ekhoff (nee Dziadon). Loving father of Steven (Krystle) Ekhoff and Valarie Venable. Proud grandfather of Owen and Lilian. Caring brother of Don (late Sherri) and Sharon (Larry). Kind brother-in-law of Paul “PJ” (Stella), Kim (Colleen) and Christine (Mike). Dear uncle and great uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents: Arnold and Geraldine Ekhoff. Bill proudly and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army. He was also a member of the American Legion. Bill was a big Cubs fan, a handyman and enjoyed woodworking. He was a very good man and will be greatly missed.