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Dorothy M. Williams

Dorothy M. Williams
March 17, 2008

Dorothy was born in Onida, South Dakota on December 30, 1926. Her parents were Albert and Adeline (Miles) Reed. As a young lady, she moved with her parents to Lead, South Dakota where she attended school and graduated from high school in 1945.

On May 16, 1948, Dorothy was married in the First Presbyterian Church in Lead, South Dakota to Emery Williams. Due to her husband's employment, she has lived in Deadwood, S. Dakota, and Bridgeport, NE, Chadron, NE, the Avery area of Bellevue, NE, and since 1965, the couple has lived in Fremont. Dorothy worked for the Fremont Public Schools from 1965 to 1976, as a secretary in the guidance dept. of the high school.

She was a member of the First Congregational Church, UCC, where she served on various boards and committees, and was active in the women's fellowship. She was also a member of Arbor Vitae Chapter 92 Order of the Eastern Star and its Kensington Club. And she was a member of the Telephone Pioneers.

Survivors: Husband - Emery
2 sons - Robert and wife Ginny Williams of Grapevine, Texas
Thomas and wife Judy Williams of Overland Park, Kansas
grandson - Michael and wife Thi Williams
and their daughter Samantha of Fort Worth, Texas
sister - Audrey and husband John Webster of Anchorage, Alaska
brother - Leonard and wife Minerva Reed of Bethel Island, Calif.
Many nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by 3 sisters and 3 brothers.

The funeral service will be 11 AM Saturday (March 22nd) at the First Congregational Church, UCC, with the Rev. Terri Akkerman officiating. Memorials are suggested to her church.

Visitation at the Ludvigsen Mortuary will be on Friday (March 21st) from 2 to 8 PM with the family receiving friends from 5 to 8 PM. Visitation will also be at the church Saturday morning beginning at 10 AM.