William J. Cairns
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MANSFIELD: William J. Cairns, 86, of Mansfield, died Saturday, March 30, 2013 at MedCentral Mansfield. Born February 23, 1927 in Mansfield, he was the son of Jay S. and Emma A. (Wien) Cairns. William was a veteran of the U.S. Marines and worked at Tappan. He was a member of First English Lutheran Church and Venus Lodge #152 F. & A.M. William loved cars especially General Motors.
He is survived by his wife, Lois Ruth (Jolley) Cairns, whom he married on April 10, 1946; daughter, Vickie Gillespie of Michigan; granddaughter, Shana Kirkland of Michigan; great granddaughter, Chloe Kirkland; and brother-in-law, Robert Jolley of Mansfield. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Drucilla (Banta) Jolley.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Diamond St. Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond St., Mansfield conducted by Pastor Andrew Jones. Friends may call one hour prior to the service from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to First English Lutheran Preschool.
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Published in the News Journal on Apr. 4, 2013