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August 4, 1926 - April 7, 2017
Memorial Mass: May 6, 2017
A memorial funeral mass will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday May 6, 2017 in the Our Lady on the River Parish St. Catherines Catholic Church Algonac. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105, www.stjude.org.
William D. Wilson Jr. age 90 of Algonac, MI. died April 7, 2017 in his home. He was born August 4, 1926 in Detroit, MI. He married Mary Margaret Charette on August 30, 1947 in Detroit, she died September 18, 1982.
Bill was a WW II U.S. Navy Veteran. He was a political man and an Anti-Abortion Advocate. He wrote multiple articles, expressing his views, that were published in the Times Herald. He loved to go fishing with his wife and was a huge sports fan. He was the biggest fan of Notre Dame, the University of Michigan, and of course his beloved Detroit Tigers and Red Wings. He enjoyed building furniture for his family until the very end.
Mr. Wilson is survived by his children Mary (Tom) Bayones, Janet (David) VanSullen, Holly Wilson, and Don Wilson, a sister Carol (Jack) Russell, grandchildren Kimberly (Dave) Hetzel, Amy (Alex) Solen, Paul (Alexandra) Wilson, William (Agatha) Bayones, Matthew (Nissa) Wilson, Jonathan Garshott, Aaron Wilson, Austin Wilson, Alex Wilson, and Jason (Christina) Gillespie, great grandchildren Andrew, David, Joseph, Brandon, Carli Rae, Nathan, Kyndra, Mariah, Nickoli, Kyrstin, Raven, and Isabelle, and many nieces, nephews, and extended family members.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial funeral mass will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday May 6, 2017 in the Our Lady on the River Parish St. Catherines Catholic Church Algonac.. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105, www.stjude.org. Arrangements by the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac.