Charles W. (Bill) Fusee Sr., age 81 of Grand Rapids, passed away Sunday, December 28, 2003. Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Ruth (Bodbyl) Fusee; his children: Charles Fusee Jr., Carol (Larry) Ellison, Ken (Cathy) Fusee; his grandchildren: Kim Fusee, Matt Fusee, Brad and Carrie Ellison, Brian Ellison, Elizabeth and Wade Fisher, Patrick and Megan Ellison, Jeff Fusee, Steve Fusee, Tom Fusee; 12 great-grandchildren, his brother and sister-in-law Bob (Joanne) Fusee, his niece and nephew Sandy and Michael Reed a great-nephew Jimmy. He also leaves many special relatives, friends, neighbors and Elders Helpers who were so helpful and lovingly cared for Bill and Ruth these last several years.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 12 noon at the Van Strien-Creston Chapel, 1833 Plainfield NE with Rev. Helen Havlik of North Park Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment will be in Rosedale Memorial Park. Friends may meet with the family on Tuesday from 7-9 PM and Wednesday from 11:00 AM until the time of the funeral.
Bill will always be remembered as a fun loving, witty person with a great sense of humor who was dearly devoted to his Ruth and his children and grandchildren.