Funeral plans for the Master, Bill Koshorek (aka TFmaster)

Funeral plans for the Master, Bill Koshorek (aka TFmaster)

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007 3:01am CDT

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I received an email from Bill's wife Lauren that his funeral will be tomorrow on Thursday, March 15th, 2007. The Services will be held at Uht Funeral Home in Westland, Michigan. Visitation is from 11:00AM to 6:00PM Eastern. The service will be held at 6:00PM Eastern. Please pass this information along to the other Transformers websites or other people that knew Bill.

Uht Funeral Home
35400 Glenwood Rd
Westland, MI 48186
734-721-8555
http://www.uhtfuneralhome.com

Visitation: 11am to 6pm
Service: 6:00pm

Donations are still being accepted for Bill's wife and son. Please click here for information about how to donate funds.

If you wish to mail your donation instead, you may send your donation to the following address:

Lauren Koshorek
8485 Woodcrest Dr. Apt. #6
Westland, MI 48185

This is her current address which she has verified for me. I wouldn't normally post someone's address online but the address is already publicly available at Bill's Transtopia website at tfmaster.com.


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Re: Funeral plans for the Master, Bill Koshorek (aka TFmaster) (53278)
Posted by Seibertron on March 14th, 2007 @ 1:14pm CDT
I received an email from Bill's wife Lauren that his funeral will be tomorrow on Thursday, March 15th, 2007. The Services will be held at Uht Funeral Home in Westland, Michigan. Visitation is from 11:00AM to 6:00PM Eastern. The service will be held at 6:00PM Eastern. Please pass this information along to the other Transformers websites or other people that knew Bill.

Uht Funeral Home
35400 Glenwood Rd
Westland, MI 48186
734-721-8555
http://www.uhtfuneralhome.com

Visitation: 11am to 6pm
Service: 6:00pm

Donations are still being accepted for Bill's wife and son. Please click here for information about how to donate funds.

If you wish to mail your donation instead, you may send your donation to the following address:

Lauren Koshorek
8485 Woodcrest Dr. Apt. #6
Westland, MI 48185

This is her current address which she has verified for me. I wouldn't normally post someone's address online but the address is already publicly available at Bill's Transtopia website at tfmaster.com.
Re: Funeral plans for the Master, Bill Koshorek (aka TFmaster) (53327)
Posted by magnusupreme on March 14th, 2007 @ 2:28pm CDT
Bill your a true transformer and your son will always remember and your wife will.forever.RIP for Bill
Re: Funeral plans for the Master, Bill Koshorek (aka TFmaster) (53634)
Posted by Liege Evilmus on March 14th, 2007 @ 7:39pm CDT
When I go, I wanna be holding my G1 Megs, Bond style.

But seriously, my best to the family.
Re: Funeral plans for the Master, Bill Koshorek (aka TFmaster) (54001)
Posted by grimlockprime108 on March 15th, 2007 @ 2:22am CDT
dinobot:Tell my tale to those who ask it. Tell it truly, the evil deeds along with the good, and let me be judged accordingly. The rest...is silence.
Re: Funeral plans for the Master, Bill Koshorek (aka TFmaster) (54418)
Posted by Rijie on March 15th, 2007 @ 2:35pm CDT
I just got back from the Funeral Home, been there since noon. I'll be heading back at about 5:30p for the service.

Lauren seems to be hanging in there, and I met several members of his family. I also met a chatted with Drive-By, who did the artwork seen earlier in the thread.

Lauren brought a few of his customs, including last year's Botcon 2nd place winner: a scratch-built Masterpiece War Within Megatron, which can be viewed at http://www.tfmaster.com

Quite a few people were there. If you are in the area, drop by if only for a minute. Bill looks peaceful as he should.
Re: Funeral plans for the Master, Bill Koshorek (aka TFmaster) (54458)
Posted by Seibertron on March 15th, 2007 @ 3:44pm CDT
Thank you for sharing this information with us, PorQPine. I wish I could've made it out there today to have some additional closure.

At some point I would like to talk to you guys about some ideas I have to turn tfmaster.com into a tribute/memorial website for Bill. I think it would now be inappropriate to redirect tfmaster.com to the upcoming new Transtopia feature here on Seibertron.com as Bill and I had originally discussed. While I still want to fulfill Bill's desire for the future direction of the Transtopia website and community, I think tfmaster.com should become a tribute/memorial site for Bill. I just want to give Lauren and Racheal a way to be able to hop on the Internet at any time anywhere in the world and be able to remember Bill. I think that would be very appropriate.

I paid for tfmaster.com through 2012 back in October 2006. As long as I'm running Seibertron.com, I will maintain tfmaster.com as well so that he can always be remembered by his friends and family.
Re: Funeral plans for the Master, Bill Koshorek (aka TFmaster) (54460)
Posted by Seibertron on March 15th, 2007 @ 3:48pm CDT
grimlockprime108 wrote:dinobot:Tell my tale to those who ask it. Tell it truly, the evil deeds along with the good, and let me be judged accordingly. The rest ... is silence.


I love that quote.
Re: Funeral plans for the Master, Bill Koshorek (aka TFmaster) (54677)
Posted by Megas1 on March 15th, 2007 @ 7:38pm CDT
He inspired me to recreate toys we were never gonna see, to be inventive, to think, to do alot of things
He inspired my creativity. Now may his spark rest in peace with the allspark.
I know you wont see the movie on our plain but enjoy the badass special heaven edition man, you will be missed.
Re: Funeral plans for the Master, Bill Koshorek (aka TFmaster) (55032)
Posted by Rijie on March 16th, 2007 @ 6:59am CDT
Seibertron wrote:Thank you for sharing this information with us, PorQPine. I wish I could've made it out there today to have some additional closure.

At some point I would like to talk to you guys about some ideas I have to turn tfmaster.com into a tribute/memorial website for Bill. I think it would now be inappropriate to redirect tfmaster.com to the upcoming new Transtopia feature here on Seibertron.com as Bill and I had originally discussed. While I still want to fulfill Bill's desire for the future direction of the Transtopia website and community, I think tfmaster.com should become a tribute/memorial site for Bill. I just want to give Lauren and Racheal a way to be able to hop on the Internet at any time anywhere in the world and be able to remember Bill. I think that would be very appropriate.

I paid for tfmaster.com through 2012 back in October 2006. As long as I'm running Seibertron.com, I will maintain tfmaster.com as well so that he can always be remembered by his friends and family.


Thanks, Seibertron. I'm glad that I could help letting everyone know what was going on.

The service was nice, if not brief. All of his family and friends came, there were quite a few interesting people that I wish I got to know better. I'm really going to miss the big lug. :cry:

A gallery sounds fantastic, and so does a memorial. I'm not very comp-savvy, but let me know if there is anything I can do to help.

I'll be helping Lauren out on Sun to seperate Bill's customs(which she wants to keep) from his regular collection(which she wants to sell). I'll be estimating value for his stuff so she can get a general idea what it's all worth.

RIP Bill, despite all of our rough patches, I'm priviledged to have known you.
Re: Funeral plans for the Master, Bill Koshorek (aka TFmaster) (399068)
Posted by Transformation619 on October 13th, 2007 @ 11:04am CDT
After reading that, all i can say is that I'm shocked...


I have never met him before but god this is very depressing...
:-(
I feel incredibly sorry for his family but tell them this, No matter where TFmaster is, he will be always there, there to love his family... :cry: :sad:

He will be sorely missed by his friends, family members, son and his fans. We'll be missing you TFmaster. I can already experience the pain your friends and family fell like the pain i felt when my uncle died. Rest in peace Bill... Life is like a candle...a candle with no light to break up the darkness. I hope that you, Bill, will have a happy time in heaven, i wonder what's it like there in heaven, Bill, Tell me...

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