He is survived by his son, Steve (Elissa) Weitensteiner and grandson, Shane Weitensteiner, all of Spokane; brother, Otto Weitensteiner of Springdale, WA; cousin, Father Joe Weitensteiner of Spokane; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Mildred Weitensteiner; brother, Carl; and two sisters, Bertha and Lena.
William enjoyed hunting, trap shooting, and fishing.
He was a member of the NRA and worked for 30 years at Kaiser Aluminum-Mead as a garage mechanic.
Private family services will be held at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.
Arrangements entrusted to Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home, 1306 N. Monroe St., Spokane.