Age 90 passed away May 8, 2011. He was born on August 27, 1920, in Constantine Twp., Michigan, to Floyd and Chloe (Blanchard) Stillson. He was a Veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Army 1940-1945, primarily in Australia. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1949 with a degree in Engineering. Ward retired from FMC Corp. (John Bean) in 1983 after 30 years of service.
Surviving are his wife of 67 years Elizabeth E. (Betty Schoals); two sons, Ward “Jim” (Nancy) Stillson of Holt, and David B. (Carol) Stillson of Potterville; two grandsons, Kelly (Erica) Stillson and Travis Stillson; one sister, Marjorie Miller; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Elda Hontz; four brothers, Donald Stillson, Robert Stillson, Leslie Stillson, and Glen Stillson.
There will be a graveside service held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel.