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William Edward "Bill" Kanthack

William Edward "Bill" Kanthack
  • September 21, 1970 - July 9, 2021
  • Kalamazoo, Michigan

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“My heartfelt condolences to you all during this impossible time. I love and miss you all. Sending my love and prayers. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Joshua Weakland - Lawton, OK

“Jim and I are so sorry for your loss of Bill. Our prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. Hugs and love to you ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Phyllis Lemieux - Meridian, ID

“So sorry for your loss Gay ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Teresa Crum - Posen, MI - Family

“I'm so sorry for your loss and I'm praying for god to bring you comfort in this very difficult time. Always remember gods ultimately in control. You...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Theresa Martin - Pontiac, MI

“R.I.p we will miss you and we are glad we got to know you and have you on are life. Love Deloris and family ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Deloris Kissinger - Battle Creek, MI

“You had been my friend for almost as long as I can remember. You watched my youngest daughter who is 18 now take her first steps. You always gave the...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Tiffany Jacobs - Battle Creek, MI

“The news of losing another friend is difficult. I've know you for so many years and to think that you're gone is very difficult. Sorry to hear you...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Michael Cotter - Friend

“You had been my best friend for almost as long as I can remember. You watched my youngest child whom is now 18 take her first steps. You always gave...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Tiffany Jacobs - Friend


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William Edward "Bill" Kanthack, age 50, of Kalamazoo passed away Friday afternoon, July 9, 2021 at Bronson Methodist Hospital after a long fought battle with Cancer. He was born in Port Huron, Michigan at Mercy Hospital on September 21, 1970, the son of Steve and Glazier "Gay" (Weakland) Kanthack. Bill served in the United States Navy and then worked as a CDL Truck Driver for more than 20 years. For the past four years, Bill has owned & operated WK Services, a landscaping company in Kalamazoo.

Bill is survived by his daughter, Cierra Kanthack of Battle Creek; his grandson, Chevy Shaffer of Battle Creek; his parents, Steve (Priscilla) Kanthack of Bothell, WA and Glazier "Gay" Kanthack of Battle Creek; two brothers, Michael Kanthack of Bothell, WA and Bryan Kanthack of San Diego, CA; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces & nephews. He was sadly preceded in death by his brother, Thomas Kanthack in 1997.

A true outdoorsman and auto enthusiast, Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking & of course smoking foods, and driving. He also truly loved his dogs and spending time with his family, especially his grandson, Chevy.

A cook out to celebrate Bill's life will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, July 17th at 6881 S. 25th St., Kalamazoo, MI. 49048. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the American Cancer Society or to your local Humane Society. Arrangements by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel.