William J, Zugel

William J, Zugel
William J. Zugel of Otsego, Michigan passed away Friday, April 23, 2010, in Kalamazoo. Mr. Zugel was born September 26, 1923 in Otsego to Anthony and Veronica (Durszia) Zugel and was a lifelong resident of the area. For 31 years he was employed with Hammond Machine and retired from St. Margaret’s School as a bus driver. Bill enjoyed coaching little league baseball, bowling, golfing and taking care of his lawn. He was a member of St. Margaret’s Catholic Church and was a 4th Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus. On January 22, 1949 in Otsego he married the former Maxine Gren, who died in 1997. Also preceding him in death were 4 brothers, Frank, Ted, Tony and Leo and a sister, Eva. Surviving are two sons, Philip (Rayma) Zugel of Port St. Lucie, FL and David (Julia) Zugel of Plainwell; 6 grandchildren, Kelly, Kimberly, Derek, Adam, Calvin and Heidi; 6 great-grandchildren, Tyler, Conner, Destiney, Betty, Laura and C.J.; 2 sisters, Marie Hoffsas of Venice, FL and Irene Fuss of Indiana; many nieces and nephews. Friends may meet with his family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Monday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a Scripture Service will be held at 7:00 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, Rev. Fr. Donald P. Klingler officiating. Cremation will follow with burial of ashes at St. Margaret’s Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Bill may be made to the Knights of Columbus.
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