Visitation for William M. Diaz, 79, of Palatine for over forty years, will be held Tuesday, November 7, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 p.m. at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Highway, Palatine, IL 60067.  Interment will follow in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine.

William was born March 19, 1938 in Philadelphia, PA, and he passed away November 3, 2017 in Barrington, IL.

William was survived by his son Billy (Lynsey & Madison), Margie (Rick, Matt & Alex), Nancy (John), Jimmy, Peter (Jake) and his brother John.

William was preceded in death by the love of his life Marion Larios, his mother
Gladys and brother Manuel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the JourneyCare Hospice, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010.

He was an executive chef in his career and enjoyed coaching PAFA and umping baseball.