William C. Fournier, Jr.

Birth: November 6th, 1944
Death: August 9th, 2018
Age: 73 years

William C. “Bill” Fournier, Jr.

Auburn, Michigan


Our beloved Bill passed away unexpectedly at his cabin in Newberry Thursday

evening August 9, 2018 at age 73. Bill was born the son of the late William C.

and Pauline (Perry) Fournier, Sr. November 6, 1944 in Midland and had resided

in this area all his life. He graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1962.  On August 22, 1965 he married Nancy J. Cnudde, she survives him. Before retiring in 1999, Bill worked at General Motors as an Industrial Hygiene Technician and as a  Millwright, Tinsmith and Welder. Upon his retirement he enjoyed spending time in the U.P. at the cabin he built with his wife, family and friends. Also surviving to carry on his legacy are his children; Karen, Doug and Brianne, Christie and Bob, grandchildren; Spencer, Brittni, Kerri, Brandon, Allison, Will, Carly and Shannon, great-grandchildren; Carsen, Lily and Harper,  siblings; Sharon Lukowski, Wilma (Darryl) Hansen, Phylis (Jim) Strayer, Kirk (Pat) Fournier, Paula (Paul) Grzenia and many nieces and nephews. Bill was also welcomed home by; Joe Lukowski, Janet (Merlin) Coty and A’Lane (Klauss) Zillich.


The funeral liturgy will be celebrated 11:00 a.m. Thursday August 16, 2018 at

St. Gabriel Parish (West Campus 11 Mile and Midland Roads). Rev. Fr. Thomas

E. Sutton will officiate. Honoring Bill’s wishes cremation will take place after

the mass. Bill’s family will receive friends at the Auburn Chapel of the Cunningham-Taylor Funeral Homes, Inc. on Wednesday from 3:00-7:00 p.m.

On Thursday morning Bill will lie in state at the church from 10:00 a.m. until

time of mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy, envelopes for St.

Gabriel Parish will be available.

Please contact the Funeral Services Provider if you wish to report any errors in this notification, or if you would like any additional information.


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