Obituary for William John Irwin

William John Irwin

Birth Date: Oct. 26th, 1950
Date Passed: Apr. 25th, 2019


William John Irwin age 68, of Ravenna, MI died Thursday, April 25, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. William was born on October 26, 1950 in Muskegon, MI to the late John A. and Bernadine (Gauthier) Irwin. He served in the United States Marines. He married Helene Marie (Wiltenberg) Irwin on July 3, 1970 in Conklin, MI. William is survived by his wife of 49 years: Helene M. Irwin of Ravenna. 3 Daughters: Debbie (Jerry) Eisen of Grand Haven, Rebecca Irwin and Jennifer Rolison and Cliff Rolison all of Ravenna. 7 Grandchildren: Amber, Jacob, Madison, Tyler, Jorden, Jerry III and Gavin. 5 Great Grandchildren: Ashlynne, Jace, Travis, Addelynn and Everleigh. 1 Brother: Robert (Diana) Irwin of Ravenna. 5 Sisters: Karen (John) Felix of N. Muskegon, Sherry Irwin of Wisconsin, Lois Epplett, Sue (Howard) Gilbert and Janey (Dave) Paprocki all of Ravenna. Sister in-Law: Michelle Irwin of Ravenna. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Also dear friends Opie and Lyanne. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother: Gary Irwin. Cremation has taken place with a Celebration of Life on Monday, April 29, 2019 at the VFW Post #7729 at 6285 E. Apple Avenue Muskegon, MI. from 4:00pm to 6:00pm to greet friends. The Ravenna American Legion Post will perform Military Honors at 4:00pm. Memorials may be directed to Spectrum Hospice. Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc. to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc. is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511


4:00pm to 6:00pm on
Apr. 29th, 2019 at VFW Post #7729
Map/Directions to VFW Post #7729