- November 4, 1935 - March 11, 2017
- Wakefield, Michigan
of William's Passing
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“I will miss Uncle Billy so much, he has a special place in my heart. My thoughts and prayers go out to all his family.Love,Terri
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William was born on November 4, 1935 and passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017.
William was a resident of Wakefield, Michigan at the time of his passing.
He attended St. Ambrose High School in Ironwood and graduated in 1953.
Bill proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged as a private first class on Dec. 2, 1955, and received the National Defense Service Medal.
He was married to Geraldine Rogo Pallin.
The family will greet relatives and friends Thursday, March 16, from 9 to 10:45 a.m., in the St. Joseph Family Room at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Robb Jurkovich, celebrant. Full military rites will be accorded at the church under the auspices of the Bessemer American Legion Post 27, Bessemer Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3673 and Ironwood American Legion Post 5 Honor Guard, assisted by the U.P. Funeral Honors Team.
Luncheon will follow in the parish hall.
Rite of Committal and interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood, in the spring.
Pallbearers will be Bill's grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Our Lady of Peace Church, 108 S. Marquette St., Ironwood, MI 49938.