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William M. "Bill" Timm

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William "Bill" M. Timm

Lafayette - William "Bill" M. Timm, 95, of Lafayette, passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2019. He was born on December 5, 1923 in Lafayette to the late Orla E. and Mildred H. (Gillespie) Timm.

On November 22, 1947, he married Dorothy M. Brown in Lafayette at St. Boniface Catholic Church. She preceded him in death on January 11, 2017.

Bill retired from Hoffine's Garage and Body Shop where he had worked as an auto mechanic for 40 years. He was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral for over 50 years. Bill enjoyed riding motorcycles, fishing, and working in his garage until he was 88.

Surviving are his daughters, Margaret "Peggy" (Larry) Rudder, Debra (Steve-deceased) Stone, Trudi (Homer) Williams, Kathleen "Kathy" (Brian) Roark, Melissa "Missy" (Jimmy) Pitts, and Melinda "Mindi" (Brian) Hill, all of Lafayette. Also surviving are his sister, Betty Timm Greene of Lafayette; his grandchildren, Matthew Stone, Nicholas Rudder, Amy Kingma, Jake Roark, and Sarah Williams; his great grandchildren, Russell Kingma, Alexa Paige, Tayler Hutson, Tanner Hutson, and Harrison and George Stone; and his great great grandchildren, Vivian and Joel.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Mildred Jane Vandevender.

Visitation will be held at Fisher Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 5 to 8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Cathedral with Father Neterer officiating. Entombment will follow in Tippecanoe Memory Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Anthony's Healthcare in loving memory of Bill. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. You may leave condolences and memories of Bill online at
Published in the Journal & Courier on Jan. 13, 2019
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