William Putnam, age 81, of Charleston, SC died Thursday, April 20, 2023.

William Charles Putnam was born June 3, 1941 in Flushing, MI.

He is the son of the late Leo and the late Ethelyn (Ross) Putnam.

He was employed at the Library of Congress until he began his career as an interpreter and translator at the US Department of State, specializing in arms control negotiations.

William is survived by his wife Evelyn Ululani Looney Putnam, his son Kirill Geoffrey Putnam, grandson Leo Zachary Putnam, and granddaughter Sloane Helena Putnam.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at Evergreen Cemetery on Cade Road in Burnside Township, MI.

Arrangements for William’s burial were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home, 225 N. Main Street,
Imlay City, MI.

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