Much loved Husband, Father and Grandfather. Bill grew up in Monte Vista, and married his high school sweetheart, Margaret Sweet. Bill was a Marine, and fought in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot, then settled into his career as a United Airlines pilot. He and Margaret raised their two girls on a farm in Oakville, Washington. After raising their daughters, Bill and Margaret moved back to Colorado again from living in Oakville, WA and Kauai, HI. Bill is survived by his wife of 59 years, Margaret Sweet Hurd, his daughters Anna Hurd Struiksma (Dave), Anna Hurd Bachand (Darren), 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.