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William J. Laursen

Obituary for William J. Laursen

April 10, 1930 - April 29, 2017
Bad Axe, Michigan | Age 87


William John "Bill" Laursen, age 87 of Bad Axe and formerly of Unionville, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Huron Medical Care Facility in Bad Axe.

Born in Detroit on April 10, 1930, he was the son of John C. and Alice L. (Brady) Laursen.

Bill worked at his father's gas station in Sebewaing and in Caseville. He was an avid Detroit Tiger fan, he enjoyed playing bingo, and visiting with his friends. Bill always had a smile. He was a member of the Unionville Moravian Church.

Bill is survived by his brother James Laursen of Ballwin, Missouri; niece and nephews, Kendall Laursen of Portland, Oregon, Karen (Rob) Kessler of Wildwood, Missouri, and Kevin Laursen of North Bergen, New Jersey; and grand-nephews Tommy and Trevor. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister-in-law Frances Laursen; and nephew Kurt.

The funeral service will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the Unionville Moravian Church, with Pastor Jane Gehler officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive visitors at the church beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Memorials may be made to Huron Medical Care Facility, Unionville Moravian Church, or charity of donor's choice.