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William Tanner

Aug 25 1941 - Jan 31 2010

William Tanner of Dallas, Texas passed away January 31, 2010 surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born on August 25, 1941 in Chicago, Ill. He was preceded in death by his parents Clyde and Ethel Tanner. His is survived by Mary, his wife of 43 years; children Katy Fowler, Sara Munoz, and Mike Tanner; seven grandchildren and sister Joyce Taylor of Cedar Falls, Iowa. He came to Dallas in 1980 to work for Texas Instruments and spent many years in the semiconductor business. Most recently he worked as a real estate agent for Coldwell Banker. Bill continued to enjoy every day of his life to the fullest after being diagnosed with lymphoma in 2001. The family wishes to thank the wonderful doctors and nurses at Medical Center of Plano and LifeCare Hospital of Plano who cared for him over the years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) at www.iwmf.com or IWMF 3932D Swift Road, Sarasota, Florida 34231. A night of remembrance will be held on February 3rd, from 6 pm to 8 pm at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home at Highway 75 and Ridgeview. Services will be held at All Saints Catholic Church, 5231 Meadowcreek Drive, Dallas, TX 75248, February 4th at 11:00 am.
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