DALE LYLE WILLIAMS, 73 MONROE, Wis. - Dale Lyle Williams, 73, of Monroe, WI, passed away Tuesday, September 10th, 2013, at his home, surrounded by family. He was born in Kent Township, IL on October 7, 1939, the youngest son of Ernest Rheinhold and Edith (Atz) Williams. He graduated from Winslow High School in 1957 and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1957 to 1961. Dale went on to own a dairy farm in the Lena - Winslow, IL area. He was such an outdoorsman, he then went to work for the Monroe Country Club Golf Course doing the grounds and maintenance work upon retiring from farming. In the year 2000, Dale and Gloria sold their farm and moved to the Monroe, WI area. Dale was an active member of the Monroe Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, serving in various church positions and repeatedly coming to the aid of anyone in need. He is survived by his wife, Gloria Elaine Griffin, whom he married on June 28, 1959, in Lena, IL; a brother, Harry (Sally) Williams of Platteville, WI; sister, Gloria (Loyal) Heid of Rockford, IL; three daughters, Larinda (Keith) Power of Verona, WI, Cheri (Brian) Johnson of Windermere, FL, Trisha (Kurt) Zarefoss of Middletown, MD; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Irma (Ray) Eder. Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, September 16, 2013, at the Leamon Funeral Home in Lena, IL. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service on Monday. Officiating will be Branch President, Eric Oakes. A memorial has been established in his name. Condolences may be sent to the family at leamonfh.com.
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Published in The Journal-Standard from Sept. 12 to Sept. 13, 2013
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