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“Dear Phyllis and family, I am so sorry to hear about Bill. May you find comfort in your memories of the past. My sincere and deepest sympathy to...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Couch - Lagrange, IN

“sorry to hear about your dad may god be with you and your family during these very hard times. sorry we didnt make it,didnt find out until later when...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: carolyn yoder - lagrange, IN

“Bill was one of those people you meet in life that had a place in your heart! He lived life his own way and everyone respected him for that. I will...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Mark Eric West - Leonidas, MI

“In 1983 in an effort to sell concrete I met Bill! I knew nothing and Bill gave me a chance! He taught me more than concrete, he showed me how you can...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Mark Bogen - Sturgis, MI

“To the Shuler Family you have our deepest condolances and you are in our prayers. Mike Baumer and Joy Peck ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Mike and Joy Peck-Baumer - MI

“I would like to offer my sincere and heartfelt condolences to Phyllis and the Schuler family. I am among the many have lost a very dear friend....Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Tom Steinborn - Harker Heights, TX

“My dear friend Phyllis & family, Our hearts go out to you. It was such a shock to all of us to have Bill leave us so suddenly. He will be...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Charlie & Deb Perrin - Sturgis, MI

“Godspeed Biggie. Rest well. To the family, my condolences. He will be missed so much, but not forgotten as he is an icon to Sturgis. He touched so...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Tom Knight - Ironwood, MI

“My dad was known and loved by many. He has touched so many lives over the years and it is hard to imagine him not in it. He was taken from us so...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Tracey Schuler (Rogers) - MI

“With a heavy heart we share in your loss. Hold on to the memories. May God be with your whole family,Your in our prayers. ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Skipp & Patty Harmon - Brookland, AK

“May you lie in the arms of the angels, Bill. Your memory lives in the minds of your family and friends. My thoughts and prayers are with the family...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Fern Roberts - Sturgis, MI

“So sorry to hear of your lose. He will be missed by many ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Allen Beebe - Mendon, MI

“Praying of healing to your family. Thoughts and prayers from Molly and Abe perez ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Molly Perez - Sturgis, MI

“Are prayers are with you during your time of loss. The Lord be with you and your familys as you remember this great man.Was so much fun doing photos...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Lou & Deb Saddison - Howe, IN

“When I was little I was sure he was Santa Claus. He had that white beard as long as I can remember. The Boes family will truly miss him. ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Andy Boes - Sturgis, MI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Biggie was a true friend. Rex and Gail. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Rex Morey - sturgis, MI

“Our thoughts & prayers go out to the entire Schuler family. God be with you. Larry & Virginia Weaver ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Larry & Virginia Weaver - TN

“Biggie was a good man i always thought he was kind and respectful to all who he met or knew may God be with Biggie and his family sincerely Dick and...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: dick and mari ann alldredge - MI

“Prayers go out to the whole family in these hard times. Matthew 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted (NIV) ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Brian Jordan - Sturgis, MI

“Biggie was a great guy who enjoyed his family, Gizzmo, and his friends. He lived life in his own way and will be a legion to many. Our sincere...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Mark & Kim Larimer - Branch, MI


William “Biggie” Paul Schuler, age 60, of Sturgis, MI passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at his home. He was born June 15, 1950 in Sturgis, MI a son to William J. and Lois P. (Crosbie) Schuler. William had been a resident of Sturgis all of his life and on August 22, 1975 in Centreville, MI he married Phyllis Bowsher. He was self employed in the construction business and enjoyed fishing, hunting, smoking meats, going up north mushroom hunting, and helping friends with anything they might need. Surviving are wife: Phyllis; daughter: Tracey (Kurt) Rogers of Three Rivers, MI; 3 sons: Zachary (Farra) Schuler of Howe, IN, Luke Schuler of Allendale, MI, and Shawn (Jaime) Schuler of Sturgis, MI; 9 grandchildren: Courtney and Ashley Carr, Hunter and McKenna Rogers, Emery, Skylar, Hunter, and Taylor Schuler, and Bradyn Webb; parents: William and Lois Schuler of Sturgis, MI; 3 brothers: John Schuler of Middletown, OH, Andrew (Robin) Schuler of Burr Oak, MI and Josef (Leah) Schuler of Rice Lake, WI; also several cousins, nieces, and nephews, and many, many friends and his dog and companion: Gizzmo. According to his wishes cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends and relatives for a time of remembrance from 1:00 - 4:00 P.M., Saturday, at the Capt. John J. Kelley V.F.W. Post #1355, 264 W. Fawn River Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091. Memorial donations may be directed to the family, envelopes are available at the Hackman Family Funeral Home - Hackman Chapel, 114 S. Nottawa, Sturgis, MI 49091 who is in charge of the arrangements. His obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhome.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.