Letter to the Editor:
On Saturday, May 17, 2014, Father William Horath passed away at age 81. He died on Armed Forces Day, which I thought interesting, because he served his country in the military before becoming a priest.
He served in the Diocese of Superior, since his ordination to the priesthood June 15, 1975. He became the assistant pastor of St. Joseph Church in Rice Lake in July of 1975. In 1980, he became the pastor of St. Pius X Church in Solon Springs, St. Anthony of Padua in Gordon and St. Mary Church in Minong. In November of 1989, he became pastor of St. Anne Church in Boulder Junction, St. Mary Church in Sayner and St. Rita Church in Presque Isle.
In June of 1994, he became the pastor