William Paul “Bill” Rahm
January 4, 1945 – October 19, 2022
William Paul “Bill” Rahm, 77, passed away on October 19, 2022, at his home in Omaha, Nebraska.
Bill Rahm was born on January 4, 1945, in Algona, Iowa. He is the son of Magnus and Rosalia Rahm. Bill grew up in St. Benedict, Iowa where he starred in baseball at Algona Garrigan High School. After high school Bill earned a baseball scholarship from Iowa State University. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in secondary education (Biology, PE) and was a member of Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity. During his time at Iowa State, he married his high school sweetheart, Joyce (Erpelding) Rahm in 1966.
After graduating from Iowa State, Bill pursued his lifelong dream of playing professional baseball. Bill spent one year in single A Auburn, New York (Minnesota Twins organization). After baseball, Bill pursued his Master’s Degree in Administration from Northern Colorado University. Bill taught and coached for 43 years and spent most of this time as Athletic Director. During his career he taught and coached thousands of students and athletes. During Bill’s spare time he enjoyed fishing and going to Iowa State football games.
Bill is survived by his wife, Joyce; his 4 children: Carolyn (Mark) Jansen, Kim (Chuck) Vana, Kelli (Chad) Mack, and Chad (Sarah) Rahm; 8 grandchildren: Holly (Matt), Lindsey, Noah, Allison, Emma, Annie, Chase & Amelia.
FAMILY RECEIVES FRIENDS: Monday, October 24, 2022, 9:30-10:30AM followed by MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: 10:30AM, all at St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church, 16701 “S” Street, Omaha, NE; Interment: Resurrection Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Hillcrest Hospice.