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Sophie M. Williams
1929 - 2014
Sophie M. Williams, 85, of Kenosha passed away on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Hospice House with her family by her side.
Sophie was born on April 6, 1929, in Chicago to Joseph and Josephine (Rog) Cich. She married Carroll Lee Williams on May 5, 1951, in Chicago and he preceded her in death in 1973. Sophie was a secretary for many years for the American Can Company and Toko America. She was a former member of St. Catherines Catholic Church in Dundee, Ill., and a current member of St. Annes in Pleasant Prairie and she was very active in both choirs for many years. Sophie enjoyed gardening, needlework, traveling and especially loved her time with her family.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; her son, Andrew Williams; and five brothers, Aloysius, Michael, John, Frank and Joseph Cich.
Sophie is survived by five children, Joseph (Linda) Williams of Springville, Ala., Paul (Linda) Williams of Rochester, NY, Daniel (Julie) Williams of Portland, Ore., Carroll (Carol Lynn) Williams and Louisa (Jeff) Gacek, both of Kenosha; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; her sister-in-law, June Luster of La Jara, Colo., as well as nieces, nephews and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Sophie will be held at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at St. Annes Catholic Church (9091 Prairie Ridge Blvd). A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hospice Alliance or St. Annes Catholic Church would be greatly appreciated.
The family would like to offer their sincerest gratitude to the staff of Hospice Alliance for all the care they provided Sophie.
Hansen-Lendman Funeral Home
6019 7th Avenue
Hansen-Lendman Funeral Home - Kenosha
6019 Seventh Avenue Kenosha, WI 53143
Published online at KenoshaNews.com on Aug. 31, 2014