William E. Kaman, 65, of Huron, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Cleveland Clinic, after a brief illness.
He was born April 14, 1947, in Sandusky and was a lifelong resident of Huron graduating from Huron High School in 1966.
Bill served his country in the U.S. Army from 1968-71. He attended Cleveland State University and graduated with a degree in electrical engineering. He was the founder of Matrix Automation, Huron, in 1983 and its subsidiary Matrix Proven POS in 1999 and served as CEO and president of both until his passing.
Bill enjoyed boating, his Harley Davidson, traveling extensively, and spending time with his family.
He was a former member of the Huron City Planning Commission; Huron Rotary; The Huron Investment Club; and the Control Systems Integrators Association.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy (Savisky); his daughter, Lisa (Brandon) Kenning, of Huron; granddaughters, Gwyneth and Mallory; stepdaughters, Carey (Eric) Amsden, Kristina Schneider and Kelly Schneider, all of Strongsville, Ohio, area; stepgrandchildren, Luke, David and Alex Amsden and Kai and Jett Razek; father, William (Rose) Kaman, of Huron; sisters and brothers, Charlene (Steve) Baron, of Huron, Cheryl (John) Zimmerman, of Huron, JoAnne Duncan, of Milan, Julie Dively, of Huron, Patty (David) Braeunig, of Huron, Jack Kaman, of Huron, Tony (Dinah) Kaman, of Arkansas, Therese Witt, of Huron, and Charles (Cindy) Kaman, of Huron.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Rosemary (Andres) Kaman; brother, Robert Kaman; maternal grandparents, Edmund and Esther Andres; and paternal grandparents, William and Blanche Kaman.
Friends may call 6-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct 21, at Foster Funeral Home & Crematory, 410 Main St., Huron. Funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at St. Peter Catholic Church, 430 Main St., Huron. The Rev. Gerald Ceranowski will officiate. Burial will be in Scott Cemetery with military honors.
Contributions may be made to St. Peter Catholic School Library, Huron.
Condolences may be shared at fosterfh.com.