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William Bill Thanholt

June 26, 1926 - December 19, 2012
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William “Bill” “Papa” Turley Thanholt, age 86, of Crown Point, IN, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at St. Anthony Hospice in Crown Point. Mr. Thanholt is survived by his children: Bill Kyla Thanholt and Sue Adams; grandchildren: Colin Lauren Adams, Kate Adams, Anne Thanholt and Billy Thanholt; great-grandchildren: Brooklyn, Isabelle and Harper. HeContinue Reading

John Glennon left a message on February 20, 2013:
Susie and Bill just heard and I am sad, sorry and grieved at the loss of your dad. He always made me feel welcome and special in your home and whenever I would see him. Your Dad was an icon to all the other parents in the Band. When Kathy and I were band parents and booster leaders I seriously would remember how your mom and dad were always in the stand or helping us out. Inspiration by example! He now is enjoying the perfect harmony.
Jan Donovan left a message on January 3, 2013:
Dear Bill and Sue, Please accept my condolances and know your in my prayers and thoughts. Lots of memories. Fondly, Jan
Carol A. Lee left a message on January 3, 2013:
Sue and family, I am sorry to learn of your loss. I know how special your Dad was to all of you, and you can take consolation in knowing his was a life well lived. He may be gone, but his memory will live on for many years to come.
Jean & Joe Donovan Tacoronte left a message on January 3, 2013:
Dear Bill, Sue & families - How very sad I am to just learn of your Dad's passing. I've always remembered him as a very loving, involved Dad who was behind you 1000%. Many fond memories of our numerous band trips with your folks remain. I always remember summers at your house and tomato sandwiches, Sue! Our prayers are with you as you go thru this very, very difficult time. Jean & Joe and the Donovan family
Karen Frazier left a message on December 21, 2012:
My thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time. Uncle Bill was very special to me and I will always cherish the memories. Karen
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Beth Reid left a message on December 20, 2012:
Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. So sorry for your loss.
Tom Reynolds left a message on December 20, 2012:
Please accept our family's condolences at the loss of a great and generous man. The thoughts and prayers of our family are with Susan, Bill, and all the Thanholt family. We will never forget how helpful to us Bill was at my father's death, or the long drive that Bill made with Bill, Jr. from Indiana to show support at my brother Jim's passing. We remain ever grateful to Bill and to your family for that beautiful and characteristic gesture, and we wish every one of you the very best at this sad time. Thank you, Bill, for all the friendship and the fun you shared with us. I speak for my mother and our whole family in saying that we will miss you deeply. Sincerely, Tom Reynolds
john M. Reynolds left a message on December 20, 2012:
My Uncle was a wonderful man who was a true believer in unconditional love. Many years ago, when I was in a very bad way- he drove through a blizzard in the middle of the night to wire me funds from the nearest Western Union which really saved my life.I think of him now; reunited with his beloved Terese. Farewell Dear Uncle, I will always be grateful to you for your many kindnesses. Your Nephew, John
Tina and Jim Wachel left a message on December 19, 2012:
We are very sorry Sue, we hope he is at peace now. Friends and family are here for you now, you are in our prayers.
Geisen Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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