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William John "Bill" Ehrlich Sr.

September 17, 1948 — July 6, 2022

WILLIAM JOHN EHRLICH SR.,
73, of Gagetown died Wednesday, July 6, 2022 in Covenant Cooper Hospital, Saginaw. William was born September 17, 1948 in Caro, to Christian and Lucille (Weiler) Ehrlich. He married Carol Ann Seeley on July 6, 1968 in St. Agatha Catholic Church, Gagetown.

Bill graduated from Owendale-Gagetown High School in 1966. He began working in the office for GTE before joining the US Navy and served during Vietnam as a corpsman. Following his military service, Bill returned to work at GTE, now Verizon, for almost forty years. He was a lifelong member of St. Agatha Catholic Church. Bill was a member of the village council in Gagetown and the Cass City Gagetown Knights of Columbus Council #8892. He was also an active Elmwood Township firefighter for many years. Bill enjoyed golfing at Sherwood on the Hill and collecting golf memorabilia. He maintained of large collection of vintage motorcycles that he enjoyed riding and tinkering with.

William is survived by his wife, Carol; son, William John (Camille) Ehrlich, Jr. of Cass City; grandson, Austin Coryell; sister, Mary Lou Thick of Gagetown; brother, Richard (Jeannine) Ehrlich of Caseville; many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Earnest and Clara Seeley; brother-in-law, Dennis Thick.

Memorial mass held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2022 in Our Lady Consolata Parish, Gagetown with Rev. T.J. Fleming officiating. Interment in St. Agatha Cemetery. Military honors conducted under direction of the Cass City V.F.W. Post #3644 and the U.S. Navy Honor Guard. Memorials may be made to Cass City V.F.W. Post #3466, Elmwood Township Fire Department or Our Lady Consolata Parish (for the St. Agatha Cemetery Fund) with check made out to Our Lady Consolata Parish. Friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.

Visitation: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2022 in Our Lady Consolata Parish, Gagetown

Arrangements by Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City
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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

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