William H. Sweetland, age 86, of Scotts, MI passed away Monday, August 15, 2016 at Bronson Hospital. He was born January 17, 1930 in Kalamazoo to Alba and Amy (Belle) Sweetland. Bill had attended school in Plainwell and Otsego. He loved to dance, spend time at the Vicksburg Community Center and for over 20 years enjoyed taking care of horses. Surviving are his sister, Phyllis (Chuck) Blackburn; niece, Patricia Blackburn; nephew, Robert Blackburn; several other nieces, nephews and cousins along with his family at the adult foster care, Monique and Charlie Strong. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald of TX and Dwight of Plainwell. Friends may visit with Bill's family starting at 10:00 AM on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 AM with Celebrant, Bill Rose officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego Township. Contributions in memory of Bill may be made to the charity of your choice.