William D. Fagan

William D. Fagan

BREITUNG TOWNSHIP — William D. Fagan, 91, of Breitung Township, passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis.

Bill was born in Chicago, and resided in the Chicago area for most of his life. For five years Bill enjoyed residing at Victorian Pines Estates in Iron Mountain until recently moving to Maryhill. He served in the U.S. Army in Japan during the Korean War and worked hard to support his family as a machinist all his life.

Bill leaves a beautiful legacy as a man of deep faith who cared for those in need. He is lovingly remembered as the beloved husband of Jean for 65 years, and as the father of four, grandfather of eight and great grandfather of eight.

Bill is survived by daughters, Ann (Joe) Hruska and Carol (Dan) Bauer; son, Richard (Bon) Fagan; grandchildren, Claire (Jeff) Jarry, Dawn (Jeremy) Caruso, Glen (Amanda) Hruska, Rose (John) Carson, Eric (Natalia) Fagan, Michael Fagan, Michael (Sara) Bauer, and Maggie Bauer; great grandchildren, Levi, Jonah, Sammy, Jordon, Raina, Freddie, Lou and Jimmy.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Fagan and son, Dr. David (Mary) Fagan.

He was known for his thankfulness: in the tradition of Bill, his family sincerely thanks all those at Victorian Pines, Maryhill, DCHS, American Martyrs and beyond. Your care for him is truly, deeply appreciated and you blessed his life by praying with him and for him.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 22 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Kingsford Funeral Home.

Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at American Martyrs Catholic Church in Kingsford. Fr. Joseph Gouin will offer the Mass of Christian Burial.

Burial will be in the Quinnesec Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity-Menominee River or the U.P. Honor Flight.

Condolences may be expressed to the family of William Fagan online at www.ernashfuneralhomes.com.

The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Kingsford with the arrangements.