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“Kay and family, Lynn and family We were so sorry to hear of Bill's death. Even though we didn't see each other often, I have so many good memories...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Mary Jo (Buza) Sayers

“Kay, Lynn and Family's Our Thoughts and Prayers for you. We were so sorry to hear of your loss of Bill. Our Love Dick & Sandie Nowak ”
2 of 21 | Posted by: Sandie Nowak

“So sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. May God comfort you and your family at this difficult time. ”
3 of 21 | Posted by: Christine Hopp

“Mikey and Family, Sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Nothing but love to you all. ”
4 of 21 | Posted by: Bobby Mohar

“Kay.....Was so sorry to hear about Bill. What a great guy!! My sincere sympathy to you and your family. He may be gone but, will live on forever...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Linda Cook-Knopf

“Kay, so sorry for your loss..remember all the good times you and Bill shared with the kids and grandkids . Will keep you and the family in my prayers ”
6 of 21 | Posted by: Betsy Fleming

“Sorry fop your loss Kay an family. Lots of thoughts going through my mind right now, thinking of our high school memories. ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Janet Witkowski Whiehouse

“So sorry for your loss ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: Wilbur and Pat

“Dear Kay, Bridget & Mike, So sorry to hear of your loss. Some of our fondest memories are of K.I. Sawyer and being neighbors for so many years. It...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Pam & Tom Buska

“To the Bill Conley family: I have known Bill since the Upper Peninsula Scale Modelers first formed 38 years ago. He was one hell of a man and will...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Jeff Selesky

“Dear Bridget,Jim,Hailey and the entire Conley Clan, our deepest condolences on the loss of your father. Although we did not have the pleasure of...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Michele Bonner

“so sorry for your loss ”
12 of 21 | Posted by: michael weso

“So sorry to hear of Bills passing. I enjoyed his e-mails keeping us in touch with classmates. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: Bobbie and Craig McElmurry

“Kay and family, many warm and sweet memories came to mind when I saw the sad news of Bill's passing. You both had a way of making those of us...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Jodi (Mouer) Pickard

“Kay and family. So sorry for your loss. Bill was a wonderful person. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Dru Kierzek

“So sorry for your loss Kay, Bridget, and Mike. Really enjoyed working with Bill in the dental clinic. He will be missed by many. ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Sheila Zgonina

“Bill will be missed by this fellow scale modeler. ”
17 of 21 | Posted by: Tim Ahlborn

“Your spark remains, Bill. A very good person from the get go. ”
18 of 21 | Posted by: Doug Friedrich

“Dearest Kay & family, God is nearest to us at times like these..as you have experienced His comfort in the past, you know how great it is. Yet we...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Judy Lewandowski Spencer

“Sorry to hear of the loss of Bill. Bill will always be remembered in our hearts as a good man and a good friend. ...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Pete DeLuca

“My sympathy to Kay and their family. Bill and I grew up next door in Rogers City and shared many adventures along Lake Huron. While our paths went in...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Jerry Bannon - charleston, SC


William B. Conley, 72, of Gwinn, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, March 25, 2017 at his residence. 

Bill was born on June 10, 1944 in Rogers City, Michigan to the late William L. and Clara (Reiger) Conley.  He spent a career spanning 23 years with the U.S. Air Force, retiring in 1986 as a Master Sargent. 

Bill was a member of the Upper Peninsula Scale Model Club, enjoyed reading, history, and research especially genealogy.

He was much loved by his family and was known affectionately by his grandchildren, as “Grumpy.”  He is survived by his wife of  nearly 52 years, the former Kay Gabrysiak, whom he married on June 19, 1965in Rogers City; two children, Bridget (Jim) Hawn of Concord, NC and Mike (Cheryl) Conley of Lakeland, FL; three grandchildren, Hailey Hawn, Nicholas and Sarah Conley; one sister, Lynn (Richard) Nowaczyk of Gwinn; also many nieces and nephews.  Preceding him in death besides his parents was his step-mother, Helen Conley and a son, Sean Conley on January 22, 1992. 

The Conley family will greet relatives and friends on Friday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Canale Gwinn Funeral Home where a memorial service will be held in the funeral home at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Allen Mott officiating.  A light lunch will be served in the funeral home immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60606  or to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202  in Mr. Conley’s memory.

The Canale Gwinn Funeral Home is assisting the family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com