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William James Lancaster

June 20, 1939 — May 1, 2022

Alpena

William James Lancaster, 82, of Herron passed away Sunday, May 1, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family.

 

Bill was born in Alpena on June 20, 1939, to the late Gordon and Ethel (Donnan) Lancaster and married Patricia Lindenborn on May 9, 1959.  He owned and operated Capital Business until his retirement in 2012.  He was a member of the First United Methodist Church serving on the finance committee.  Bill was a very active life member of the Alpena Optimist Club, where he served many roles including  president, State District Secretary/Treasurer, State Lieutenant Governor and organized the Rogers City Club. He also was a life member Alpena Sportsmen’s Club, Alpena Longbeards, Alpena and Tawas Elks Club.  Bill enjoyed hunting, cooking and hosting the Lancaster wild game dinner for many years.

 

Surviving are his wife of nearly 63 years Pat; 2 sons, Cody (Annie) Lancaster, Cory (Shawn) Lancaster; 5 grandchildren, Erik (Heather) Lancaster, Heather (Daniel) Rossi, Alysha (Brad Yell) Lancaster, Hillary (Aaron Sroka) Lancaster, Kaitlyn Tree; 3 great grandchildren, Ethan, Kira, Benjamin; “exchange granddaughter”, Mahina Abdullojonova; 5 siblings, Betty Gerke, Gary Lancaster, Ken (Rosemary) Lancaster, Patti (Jerry) Lutes, Joyce (Wes) Eagle.

 

Mr. Lancaster was preceded in death by one brother, Robert (Edna) Lancaster.

 

Visitation will take place on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at the Bannan Funeral Home from 2 – 8 p.m. and where the funeral service will take place on Thursday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Eugene Bacon officiating. 

 

Interment: King Settlement Cemetery

 

Memorials: Alpena Sportsmen’s Club or Hospice of Michigan

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

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Thursday, May 5, 2022

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