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William Weckenman

September 28, 1943 - March 7, 2020
Grand Rapids, MI

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Visitation

Friday, March 13, 2020
1:00 PM EDT
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Alt & Shawmut Hills Chapel
2120 Lake Michigan Dr., N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-8263
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Service

Friday, March 13, 2020
2:00 PM EDT
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Alt & Shawmut Hills Chapel
2120 Lake Michigan Dr., N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-8263
Driving Directions

Contributions


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

American Cancer Society, W. Michigan Area Service Ctr.
129 Jefferson Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 364-6121
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Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Ball Park Floral
8 Valley Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 459-3409
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WECKENMAN, William C.

Grand Rapids, MI

Age 76, passed away due to complications of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma March 7, 2020. Bill was born September 28, 1943 to the late Ralph and Helen (Mazany) Weckenman. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Air Force reserves and a member for 31 years of The American Legion. Bill graduated from Grand Valley State College with a bachelor of science degree. Bill worked as a paraprofessional in local schools and later became a licensed practical nurse, a profession he valued and was passionate about. On November 20, 1965 he married the former Jennifer Gassert. Bill's wife of 54 years survives, as do sisters-in-law, Lynne Fields of Cleona, PA, Cheryl (Charles) Brandt of Bridgeville, DE; and several nephews and a niece. Bill was abundantly loved and will be sorely missed by all who knew him, especially by his wife. According to his wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial service with Military Honors will be held Friday, March 13, 2020 at 2 PM at Heritage Life Story Funeral Home, 2120 Lake Michigan Drive NW. Friends may visit beginning at 1 PM. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.

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