Hancock William E. (Bill) Obst, entered his heavenly reward on November 2, 2019. He was born on March 29, 1936, in Laurium, Michigan. He is survived by his loving wife Teresa (Miszkiewicz) Obst and adoring and loving daughter Tanya Gajewska (Evan Reiter) and loving son Todd Gajewski (Lindsay) and Shi. He is survived by his grandson Austin Gajewski, His greatest love was being a grandpa to Austin Gajewski who he gave his heart to the moment he was born and loved above anyone else. He is also survived by is his nephew Dr. Steven Miskiewicz (Sara) Molly and Anna. Very special people in his life that were also in his Heart were Matthew and Emily Schneider, Marie Lavine and Dave Schneider. Brother Tom (June) and Niece Victoria many friends but especially Sr. Mary Gardner and Fr. Mariusz Sierhart. Friends Joe, Joyce and Hunter Battisfore meant the world to him as well as Cathy and Mark Campbell Olszewski. Bill worked for 30 years as a financial office Manager for the Houghton County Road Commission. After retirement, Bill worked for Traverse Engineering. Bill was a past president of the Chamber of Commerce as well as the Portage Lake District Library. His hobbies were playing pool with Dick, Norm, Tom and Arthur as well as playing chess, stamp collecting, coin collecting, fishing, reading, gardening and computer programming. Bills Rose Garden was his pride and joy. A mass of Christian Burial for William will be held 11 am Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at Church of the Resurrection in Hancock, with Fr. William Ssozi and Fr. Mariusz Sierhart to celebrate. To view Williams obituary or to send condolences to the family please visit www.memorialchapel.net. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements.