Bill E. Thurston, Eugene, OR (1952 - 2014)

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August 24, 2014

September 2, 1952 - August 15, 2014

Bill E. Thurston, 61, formally of Janesville, WI, passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Eugene, OR, after a brief illness. Bill was born Sept. 2, 1952, in Hillsboro, WI, to Wilbert and Dewile Thurston. He moved to Eugene, OR, in 2004. Bill enjoyed hiking, nature and the beautiful outdoors, loved spending time with his family and friends, his dogs and watching the Packers.

Bill is survived by his loving family: his wife, Bev; a daughter, Tegan (Noah) Rademacher; his wonderful grandchildren: Ruby, and twins, Beatrice and Henry; his sons: Kristen Thurston, Lee and Luke Krueger; two sisters, Sharon (Robert) Nowatzski and Elaine (Norm) Buehl, both of Janesville; a brother, Carroll "Buck" (Jackie) Vieth of South Beloit, IL; and many extended family and friends. Bill was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Robert Vieth.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date in Eugene, OR.

Bill will be missed and forever in our hearts.

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