|(Tuesday - March 16,
2021) - William August "Bill" Zanon, age 80, of Vulcan, passed away on
Thursday, March 11, at his home with his loving partner, Judy, by his
Bill was born on June 6, 1940 in Norway, the son of the
late August and Marcella (Paul) Zanon. He graduated from Vulcan High
School in 1958. He joined the US Army and was stationed in Guam. Bill
later relocated to Wisconsin where he married and started a family.
Bill had a love of traveling which he was able to fulfil when he
became a Greyhound bus driver. He relocated to Schafer, Michigan in
1977. After he retired from Greyhound, he drove truck for various
In 1993 he moved to Las Cruces New Mexico,
where he and Judy owned and operated J.W. Flours Restaurant. In December
of 2010 Judy and Bill relocated to Norway, while they waited for their
dream home to finish being built in Vulcan.
Bill is survived by
his loving partner Judy Jaeger, Daughters; Theresa (Terry) Granquist,
Gina Zanon, Lia (Rich) Zanon, Judy's children; Vickie (Doug) Mackey,
Scott (Penney) Jaeger, Grandchildren; Brian, Matt (Melissa), Brady
Granquist, Ariel Zanon-French, Larisa Zanon-Kelly, Jake (Kelly) Jaeger,
Cassey (Andrew) Ekdahl, Megan (Jim) Pawloski, Andy (Stephanie) LaMotte
and Gabriela Mackey, 8 great-grandchildren, his brother John (Lynda)
Zanon and his sister Anne Therese Zanon, numerous nieces, nephews and
He was preceded in death by his brother Anthony Zanon.
Bill will be remembered for his love of old cars, history,
traveling, reading Louis L' Amour books, listening to music especially
Pete Fountain and his sense of humor.
Family will greet friends
on Monday, March 22 from 9:00 until 10:30 AM at St. Mary's Church in
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10:30 AM
at St. Mary's Church with Fr. Timothy Ekaitis officiating.
Interment will take place at the Norway Township Cemetery in the spring.