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“BILL ALWAYS MADE LIFE SO MUCH BETTER!!!! UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN, MAY GOD HOLD YOU IN THE PALM OF HIS HAND!R.I.P. BILL!!BOB MCCLELLAN AND STAFF ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Robert McClellan - Calumet City, IL

“Bill we will cherish all our fond memories of you and Karen.You and your family are in our thoughts.May you Rest In Peace dear friend.Love youDenny...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Denny & Jim Hill/Kerr - Phoenix, AZ

“Jennifer and family,So sorry for your loss. May you know you are in my thoughts and prayers always. Pam M. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Pam Michorczyk - Chicago, IL

“Bill was one of my favorite RSM at Ohare. Made our job fun he was always cheerful and a great worker. Please keep in touch. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Kay Weber - Gilbert, AZ

“Oh, Karen, I am so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Carol Schneider - Hayward, WI

“Zylstra Family,We are so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. You all are on our hearts and in our prayers.With Heartfelt Sympathy,Ken & Donna Kelly...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Ken & Donna Kelly - Granger, IN

“We'll never forget your smiling face, your wit, your helping hands, and the laughs and good times we shared. You are forever in our hearts and mind....Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: John and Cathy Eagleton - IL


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William E. Zylstra, age 76 of Frankfort formerly of South Holland, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017. He was an amazing husband and father who dedicated his life to his family and friends, Loving husband of Karen (nee Connolly); beloved father of Barbara (Curtis) Smith, Marianne (Gary) Vignasse, Lynn (Michael) Coyer and Jennifer Zylstra; dearest brother of Joan (late Bob) Bridges and late Richard (Anne) Zylstra; cherished grandfather of Nicole, Patrick, Brendan, Lauren, Helen, Christopher, James, Erin and Gavin; uncle to several nieces and a nephew. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort IL 60423 on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 2-8PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at St. Michael Parish 1 W. Wilhelm St. Schererville, IN 46375 at 11:00AM, lying in state from 10:30-11AM. Interment will be private. For information www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-806-2225