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William "Bill" D. Sturgeon

October 28, 1947 July 19, 2019
William "Bill" D. Sturgeon
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William (Bill) Dean Sturgeon, 71, of Grand Island formerly of Boelus, passed away Friday July 19, 2019 at home surrounded by family.

Funeral services will be at 11 AM, Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Gene Arnold officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Burial of ashes will be at a later date.

Bill was born on October 28, 1947 at Vilas, KS to Walter and Leona (Weve) Sturgeon.

He was united in marriage to Linda Sue Pogue on February 26, 1967 at First Baptist Church in Garden City, KS. Bill was blessed to work for a company he loved, Firestone, which allowed him and his family to spend time in Garden City, Great Bend, Kansas City, KS, Omaha, Grand Island, and eventually called Boelus, NE home. Bill was a member of several churches throughout his life, with the last being with Abundant Life Christian Center in Grand Island.

Bill enjoyed fishing, working on cars and spending a lot of time outdoors, spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren. He loved watching old westerns, especially John Wayne. Bill was raised with a strong Christian faith and loved worshipping God.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Linda of Independence, KS; his children, Harry Sturgeon of Quinter, KS and daughter and her husband, Jennifer and Richard Zentz of Grand Island; brother, Jerry Sturgeon of Ohio; sisters, Joan Lundberg and Betty Pistorious both of Kansas; grandchildren, Brittany and Jon Heminger of Shelton, Brianna and Kyle Settle of Colonial Beach, VA, Brooke Zentz of Omaha, Briley and Fredy Lopez of Grand Island, and Braeden Zentz of Grand Island; 5 great-grandchildren with 1 on the way; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Walter; sister, Donna Myers; 2 infant sisters; and great-grandson, Roman Lopez.      Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date.

Online condolences may be directed to Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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11:00 AM 7/25/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 7/25/2019 12:00:00 PM
Livingston Sondermann Funeral Chapel

601 North Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68803

Visitation will be 1 hour prior to service.

Livingston Sondermann Funeral Chapel
601 North Webb Road Grand Island 68803 NE
United States

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