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WILTZ, WILLIAM ALLEN Of Grand Blanc, age 93, died Monday, October 17, 2016 at home, surrounded by family. William was born in Lansing, Michigan on September 18, 1923, the son of the late Frank and Ellen L. Wiltz and was a resident of Grand Blanc. On September 7, 1946 he married Lorraine Braam. Surviving are wife, Lorraine; brother-in-law, James Sauter, uncle, Richard Allen; children, Linda (George) Sharpe, Kathi (Stephen) Barnes and Robert (Karen) Wiltz; 9 grandchildren, Blair (Michelle) Sharpe, Nicole Sharpe, George (Melissa) Sharpe, Sarah (Robert) Seekamp, David (Katie) Fielder, Melissa Barnes and Brent (Nina) Wiltz, Bradley (Lisa) and Karaline (Chad) Huenink; 13 great-grandchildren, Stella, Joseph, Elle, Amelia, Evelyn, Andrew, Brecken, Logan, Brett, Giuliana, Alexis, Ava and Henry. He was preceded in death by sister, JoAnne Sauter. Mr. Wiltz was a Veteran of World War II, 8th Air Force in England. He was a member of the 385th Bombardment Group Memorial Association, the 8th Air Force Historical Society life member. William was a founding member of the American Air Museum in England, charter member of the World War II National Memorial in Washington, DC. He was a member of the American Legion Grand Blanc Post #0413. William was a member of the Retired Men's Fellowship of Greater Flint. He was inducted into the Great Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame. Mr. Wiltz was employed with GM for 34 years, retiring as Chief Draftsman in Buick Engineering and was a member Buick salaried Retiree Club. He was a founding member of 51 years and member of Kirkridge Presbyterian Church. He was a teacher for many years and Elder for four years. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Kirkridge Presbyterian Church, 8070 South Saginaw Road, Reverend Glenn Grant officiating. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Swartz Funeral Home, 1225 West Hill Road. Mr. Wiltz will be at the church from 10 a.m. Thursday until the time of the service. Burial in Lakeview Cemetery in Howell. Those desiring may make contributions to Kirkridge Presbyterian Church. Your condolences may be shared with the family at
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