MILLINGTON – William (Bill) Edward Mangold Jr., age 79, our helpful, hardworking, and loving husband, father, grandpa, great-grandpa, uncle, neighbor, and friend, passed on Monday, March 14, 2022
William was born in Chesaning, Michigan, on February 28, 1943, to the late William and Florence (Collier) Mangold. Bill graduated from Millington High School, Class of 1961. Bill was united in marriage to the love of his life Lillie (Bailey) on January 20, 1962. Together they celebrated 60 years of marriage. They have four children. He worked for General Motors for 42 years as a skills trades man. You could always find Bill either out in his shed woodworking, cutting down trees, camping, kayaking, or riding his tractor. Bill enjoyed volunteering for things and for many years loved helping at St. Paul Lutherans fish fries. Bill also had a special knack for helping all his grandkids with all their homework. He would even go sit in their classes to stay up on what they were learning. If you ask the grandkids he was best known for his amazing egg McMuffins known to be better than McDonalds. Most of all though Bill loved to spend time with his family. He will be dearly missed by so many.
Bill is forever loved by his wife, Lillie; three children: William (Marcia) Mangold III, Carina Knake, and Cherri (Ryan) Herrick; twelve grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers: James Mangold, and Dennis (Cheri) Mangold; two sisters: Diane (Dave) Curtis, and Elaine (Rich) Albert; Two brothers-in-law: James (Sharon) Bailey, and Danny Stroud. As well as several nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents William and Florence (Collier) Mangold, brother Larry Mangold, and son Michael Mangold.
The family will welcome guests to Hanlin Funeral Home (4823 Main St. Millington, MI 48746) on Saturday, March 19, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Hanlin Funeral Home. Pastor Bruner will be officiating. Following, Bill will be cremated.
In lieu of flowers please make a memorial donation in Bill's name are asked to consider Latham Park, or Millington-Arbela Fire department.
Share a memory of Bill at www.hanlinfuneralhome.com.
Bill and his family are in the care of Hanlin Funeral Home. Serving Since 1928. 4823 Main St., Millington, MI 48746. (989) 871-4591.