March 24, 1931-Oct. 16, 2014
Billie Thomas Branstetter passed away peacefully on Oct. 16, 2014 at Aaren Brooke Place in Ontario, OR.
Bill was born in Columbus, Kansas to William T. Branstetter and Winona Iva Bayde.
Bill spent most of his school years in Ontario, OR until his family moved to the Weiser Hot Springs out of Weiser, ID., where he graduated from high school in 1950. He spent time helping his dad build greenhouses, heated by the hot springs where they raised beautiful flowers. He also helped run the Hot Springs.
He lived on the Oregon Slope for many years and loved camping, fishing and hunting with his family, friends and wonderful neighbors. His favorite things in life were hunting, fishing and he loved to tell stories.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister and 1 son.
He is survived by 4 children, 1 sister and many grandchildren.
Thanks to the Aaren Brooke Place staff for taking such good care of him.