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William G. Woodruff

January 26, 1933 - May 7, 2022
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613 Washington St.
Michigan City, IN 46360
Wednesday 5/11, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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613 Washington St.
Michigan City, IN 46360
Thursday 5/12, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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613 Washington St.
Michigan City, IN 46360
Thursday 5/12, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

William G. Woodruff, son of William J. Woodruff and Emma Green born on January 26, 1933 in Michigan City, IN, 11 out of 12 children, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022. He was married to the love of his life, Karin R. (Reuber) Woodruff for 66 years who still survives in Michigan City. William…

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sue Granacki left a message on May 22, 2022:
Karin and family, so sorry to see that Bill has passed. It was a pleasure to know him and I loved listening to his stories. He was such an interesting man. God bless you all.
Gary Powell left a message on May 15, 2022:
Debbie, Heidi, sad to hear this news. Bill was the most interesting guy and one of the best people to work with and for. Summers were best spent working with Bill. Lessons treasured and applied every year in the yard. Peace always, you have a great memories to share.
Kristi Siegel left a message on May 13, 2022:
Debbie, I am so sorry to hear about your father. My thoughts are with you and your family.
Lou Ann Neldon left a message on May 12, 2022:
Dear Deb, I'm so sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace, comfort, and lots of love at this time of sorrow
Julie Hill left a message on May 12, 2022:
Deb, I'm so sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts at this difficult time. Julie
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Bart Bernacchi left a message on May 12, 2022:
Thinking of you all at such a difficult time and what a great person he was and a Man who really loved life and his profession. Our deepest sympathy to his entire family. Bart and Bob Bernacchi and Family. We will never forget Bill with his infectious SMILE!!
Trish Coleman left a message on May 11, 2022:
Dear Deb, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. May family and warm memories comfort you at this time. Your friends at SJCPL are holding you close. Trish
Albert Weiss left a message on May 11, 2022:
My family and I are very sorry over the loss of big Bill. A very big man and a very much larger person. Our remembrance also for the departed Norman Reuber.
Tom Allen left a message on May 10, 2022:
Certainly Bill was large presence in the Nursery Industry in Northwest Indiana and the entire state. Being one of my first top influence'rs who made me feel welcome to this industry. Under his enormous shadow, he mentored many as a natural part of his character. His refusal to retire early expresses the love of life and innovator principled purpose. He seemed to have no limits when it came to shaping the earth, growing his plants always with his special earth bound green thumbs. He was generous, "all in" with whatever he set out to do. He will live in my memories for a long, long time. I hope to join him in his after life to see what he is up to. A Friend's Thoughts & best wishes to his fine family. I will always be delighted to be in his shadow.
Atley C. Price left a message on May 10, 2022:
Bill was a successful, self-made gentleman that inspired your respect. I always truly enjoyed engaging him in conversation. Karin, Deb, Heidi, and Connie, you are in my thoughts. Bill, you will be missed by many. Boiler Up! Hammer Down!
Linda Wakeman left a message on May 9, 2022:
To Aunt Karin, Debbie, Heidi and Connie and families, So sorry for your loss. He was part of the greatest generation. He started with nothing, served our country, worked hard, started his own business, raised a wonderful family, was helpful to others, lived an honest and fulfilling life. He took pride in what he did, loved his family and traveled the world. A life well lived! We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Linda
Geisen Funeral Home left a message:
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