Short, William A. “Shorty”, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2015, at Covenant Medical Center Cooper. Age 70 years. Bill was born on February 25, 1945, in Champagne, IL to the late William H. and Doris D. (Stitt) Short. He married Janice Lee Cay on February 3, 1965, and she predeceased him on January 10, 2009. He was employed by GM Steering Gear Plant 2, retiring in 1998. Surviving are four children and their spouses, David (Cathy) Short, Carrollton; Patricia (Scott) Griffith, Saginaw; William G. Short, Saginaw; and Daniel (Amie) Short, Midland; eight grandchildren; one sister and several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank his doctors and the staff at Covenant Cooper CCU for the care they gave to Bill. Friends are welcome to visit with the family on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 2-8 the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave. Memorials may be given to Humane Society of Saginaw County. Memories and sympathies of Bill may be shared with the family on his memorial website at