William B. Fenner

William B. Fenner

Bill passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at his home in Martin.

He was born February 1, 1938 in Plainwell the son of Bruce and Margaret (Mott) Fenner. Bill proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. For many years he had worked as a truck driver. He was a member of the Teamsters Union. Bill enjoyed antique tractors, model trains and railroads, gardening and woodworking. Bill was happiest when surrounded by his family. He married Sharon Cardiff who passed away in 2014.

Surviving are his children, Jeffrey Fenner, Marcia (Jerry) Fowler, Susan (Gary) Coburn, Michael “Meghan” (Brittany) Fenner and Scott (Pam) Fenner; 14 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and siblings, Fran Kennicott, Kathy (Mark) Knowlton, Linda (Rick) Craner, Kim (Bryon) Sheldon and Richard (Deb) Raith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; step-parents; wife and siblings, Clifford Fenner, Sharon Meacham and Beverly Roman.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may visit with Bill’s family starting at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, until the time of the memorial service at  11:00 A.M.

Military Honors by VFW Post #3030.

Burial of ashes will take place at 2:30 P.M. at East Martin Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Bill may be made to Southern Care Hospice.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.

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  1. Jan (Meacham) Gerhart says:

    To the whole Fenner family: So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. My thoughts are with you all and I hope your good memories of Bill will help you get thru this difficult time. JAN

  2. Bonnie Harter says:

    To Marcia and the Fenner Family. Sorry to hear of your fathers passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
    Bonnie

  3. Jerry and Marilyn Fenner says:

    Our thoughts go out to the whole family,
    Bill was a very talented man.

  4. Janet Pearson says:

    Rich , Deb and family….sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers..

  5. Bonnie Mott Ketchum says:

    It’s so sad that we always think there will be more time, Bill has left a hole in all our lives especially for you who were closest to him. My heart is breaking for you all.

  6. Bryon & Kim Sheldon says:

    RIP, Big Brother!!! I love you to the moon and back!! I cry at the thought of our lives without you but I smile when I think about the reunion happening in Heaven! You will always be with me, Bill.

  7. Jerry A Fenner says:

    All the best to all the cousins. It’s been a long time since we have seen each other but we remain family!

  8. Sandy and Dan Fleming says:

    Scott,Pam, Paige and Hannah, along with other family members, Dan and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of your father Scott. Dan and I want to extend our deepest and most sincere sympathy to all.

  9. Sally -Don Dam says:

    So very sorry to hear of your Dads passing. Always thought a lot of your parents!! Hugs and Prayers for all of you!

  10. Mike & C.Lee Pavlak says:

    So very very sorry for your loss…hugs & prayers for all!

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