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“hi carol i am so sorry to hear about bills passing it was a real shock to me and gary to hear about this bill was a wonderful father and friend i...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: donna withrow - alliance, OH

“I always think about you uncle Bill. Sitting and bull crapping. Sharing our political differences...that was always fun! Giving me directions for the...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Ken Ellis - Grand Island, NE

“Lord be with this family in their time of need. Give them comfort, strength and peace that can only be found in your embrace. Let your love shine on...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Darlene Martin - OH

“I am so sorry to hear of Bill's death, Carol. Unfortunately I will be out of town during the calling hours and services. May God keep you in his care...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Dorothy Wolf - Malvern, OH

“Heartfelt condolences to the Sturm family. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Nila Pelley - Lisbon, OH

“Thoughts and prayers with the family. I am Bill's second cousin. My late mother, Nancy (Tahaney) Hossler, was his first cousin on his mother's side...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Sharon (Hossler) Harris - WV

“I am so sorry for your loss. You all are in my prayers and thoughts. God Bless. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Heidi Tournoux Mucci - OH

“We are so sorry for your loss. We love you all and are here for you always. You are like family to us and Bill will be deeply missed. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Kerry & John Zutavern - Canton, OH

“My deepest sympathy to all. The world was blessed with a man who had a wonderful soul and a smile and laugh to match. I have many fond memories...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Margie Graham Kinsley - OH

“To my cousins, You are all in my thoughts and prayers, these times are so hard, keep your family close, you will need them all through this...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Jen Firestone (Mills) - OH

“So sorry about your loss.Just wanted to know that I will keep each and everyone of you in my prayers.I know how hard it is to lose your father, but...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Kathy - canton, OH

“So sorry for your loss, Carol, Diane, Wendy and Erin. I know you will all miss him horribly, just like we do my Dad.But, I believe we will see them...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Cheryl - Minerva, OH


Bill E. Sturms Age 69, of East Canton, passed away Tuesday November 9, 2010 in Mercy Medical Center. He was born February 15, 1941 in Montrose, WV to the late Aubrey and Lillian (Phillips) Sturms. Bill was an East Canton resident for the past 14 years and retired from Dayton Freight Lines Inc in 2008 after 15 years. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters. He is survived by his wife, Carol J. (Knepper) to whom he was married 47 years; three daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Jim Pelley of Wellsville, OH, Wendy and Eugene Fankhauser Jr. of Louisville, Erine and Chris Bodo of Perry Township; seven grandchildren, Matthew, Tyler, Emily, Madison, Evan, Aubry and Macy; his companion canine, Cha-Cha; two brothers and four sisters. Funeral services will be Saturday November 13, 2010 at 10:00am in the Sanders Funeral Home in East Canton with Terry Bailey officiating. Interment in Mapleton Cemetery. Friends may call Friday 6-8pm. Condolences or fond memories may be made online at www.sandersfuneralhomes.com. Sanders Funeral Home 330-488-0222

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