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William Thurston

May 23, 1964 - February 23, 2021
Traverse City, MI


Life Story / Obituary


William Joseph Thurston, a beloved partner, father, son, brother, uncle and dear friend passed away on February 23, 2021 at the age of 56 years in Traverse City, MI.

We lost a true part of our family way to soon. We will never forget his sarcastic humor, jokes, laughter, and big smile. Bill was a big guy with an even bigger heart. Bill loved spending time with his dear family and friends and was always there for them. Bill was a big animal lover especially to his beloved Yorkie, Macer May (Bubba) girl who proceeded him in death just one week earlier.

Bill was born on May 23, 1964 in Midland, MI. Bill was proceeded in death by his father, William Louis Thurston. Bill left behind his mother, Joann Stadler; partner of 20 years, Brenda Rohn; daughters, Lindsay Thom, Ashley Fick and Danielle Fick; brothers, Lloyd (Stephanie) Skutt and Rob (Cindy) Scherzer; niece, Madison Scherzer; nephew, Lane Scherzer and countless beloved friends who were considered family. Bill will always in our hearts; be greatly missed by all and never forgotten.

A Celebration of Life will be held this spring or summer and announced at a later date.

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