Willis “Bill” J. Bouwman, 80 years old, of Allegan died Sunday, April 29, 2007 at his home. Mr. Bouwman was born February 13, 1927 in Saugatuck, Michigan, the son of Henry and Lucy (Thomas) Bouwman. Mr. Bouwman was a member of Dunningville Reformed Church and had a strong love for the Lord, he enjoyed woodworking and gardening. On December 13, 1950 in Zeeland, he married Esther Schrotenboer who survives. Mr. Bouwman retired from Perrigo in Allegan. Mr. Bouwman is survived by his: son Garry (Diane) Bouwman of Allegan, grandsons; Willis (Esther) Bouwman of Portage and Chad (Megan) Bouwman of Allegan, great grandsons; Spencer and Shane, sister, Millie Slayer of Douglas and by his sisters-in-law; Guyla Bouwman and Ann Bouwman. He was preceded in death by his parents and by 11 siblings. Cremation has taken place, a private graveside service will be held at East Saugatuck Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice, envelopes are available at Winkel Funeral Home in Otsego.