William O. “Uncle” Rhyner, 86 of Durand, IL died at 4:58 am Saturday January 5, 2019 in Wood’s Crossing Nursing Home after a brief illness. \r\n\r\nHe was born July 30, 1932 in Durand, IL the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel and Mabel (Zimmerli) Rhyner. Uncle graduated from Durand High School, Class of 1950. He served two years in the U. S. Army and then Uncle farmed all of his life in Durand, IL. He was a member of Winnebago County Farm Bureau. \r\n\r\nThe family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staffs of Wood’s Crossing and Heartland Hospice for all their tender loving care given to Uncle. \r\n\r\nSurvivors include: sister Bonita Kiser; sister-in-law Carolyn Rhyner; nieces and nephew: Jamie (Merle) Horstmeier, Linda (Dennis) Meinert, Randy (Betty) Rhyner, Joni (Francis) Vormezeele and numerous great and great great nieces and nephews. \r\n\r\nHe was predeceased by his parents, sister Charlotte Selden and brother Robert Rhyner. \r\n\r\nA funeral ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 10, 2019 in McCorkle Funeral Home -Durand Chapel, 101 Main St,. Durand, IL with Chaplin Lance Mennen of Heartland Hospice officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery. \r\n\r\nA visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until time of ceremony Thursday.