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William Lorne Kenzie

August 8, 1927 — November 21, 2018

William L. Kenzie, age 91 of Livonia, Michigan passed away on November 21, 2018.

William was born in Detroit, Michigan on August 8, 1927 to his parents, Wilbur William and Mary Josephine (nee Oliver) Kenzie. He is survived by his daughter, Patti (David) Banka; proud grandfather of Kenzie (Alexander) Zaitzeff, Jeana (Andres) Escobar, Jennifer (Mike Shock) Banka, and Katie Banka. He is deeply loved and will be greatly missed by his brother, James (Gloria) Kenzie and sister, Madeline (Al) Koski. He is preceded in death by his siblings, Earl Kenzie, Geraldine Horger, and Ruby Kenzie.

William proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He enjoyed bowling and golf, but mostly enjoyed spoiling his grandchildren.

Friends may visit the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main Street, Plymouth on Sunday, November 25th from 2:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. The American Legion post 32 will have an Honor Guard service at 6:30 P.M. There will be a rosary at 7:00 P.M.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, November 26th at 10:30 A.M. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 11441 Hubbard, Livonia. William will be in-state beginning at 10:00 A.M. at Church until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10:30 A.M.

Memorials may be made in lieu of flowers to Angela Hospice, 14100 Newburgh Road, Livonia, Michigan 48154.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of William Lorne Kenzie, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, November 25, 2018

2:00 - 9:00pm (Eastern time)

Schrader-Howell Funeral Home

280 S. Main St, Plymouth, MI 48170

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Funeral Mass

Monday, November 26, 2018

Starts at 10:30am (Eastern time)

St, Michael the Archangel Catholic Church

11441 Hubbard Rd, Livonia, MI 48150

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