William (Bill) Thewes, 91, of Grand Rapids, entered eternal life on March 16, 2014. Bill was born in Cleveland, OH to William and Barbara Thewes on July 5, 1922. He was a Naval officer, then a staff member for the Department of Defense and retired in 1982. Bill is preceded in death by his loving wives Katherine Ann Thewes (Thomson), Ruth Thewes (McGovern), his sisters, Anne Thewes Harwood, Barbara Thewes Caleb, his brothers, Robert Thewes, Richard Thewes, Thomas Thewes, two sons, George McGovern and Robert Thewes. Bill is survived by his sister Mary Thewes; children, William (Paula) Thewes, Michael (Donna) Thewes, Susan (Patrick) Hayes, Jay (Tracey) McGovern Michael (Aija) Thomson, Mary Thomson, Patty (Tom) DeSmit, Susan (Jim) Wierzbicki, Marty Thomson, Kathleen (Don) VanderVeen; his sisters-n-laws: Carol Thewes, and Beverly Thewes. Bill has 31 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews, and dear friends. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, 11 AM at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. His family will receive visitors Thursday from 4-7 PM at the Arsulowicz Brothers Remembrance Mortuary, 3525 Remembrance NW and Friday at Church one hour prior to the Mass. A Rosary will be prayed Thursday at 7 PM.
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