DeKALB – Alice Lucille Williams, 84, of DeKalb, Ill., died Monday, April 15, 2013, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb.|
Born April 2, 1929, in Ridgefield, the daughter of Raymond and Ruth (Benson) Yanke, Alice worked for Eagle food store for 30 years. She was a member of DeKalb County Farm Bureau and Resource Bank Classic Club. Alice was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling.
She is survived by her daughters, Debbie (Jerry) Tyra of Baldwyn, Miss., and Rebecca (Roger) Witzel of Malta; son, Paul Williams of Tensed, Idaho; grandchildren, Rena, Bobbi, Sondra, Erin, John, Eric and Ian; and great-grandchildren, Austin, Courtney, Cara, Peyton and Madison.
She was preceded in death by the father of her children, Robert Williams; and her infant brother, Harold.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 18, at Anderson Funeral Home, DeKalb, with the Rev. Robert Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow at McHenry County Memorial Park, Woodstock. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Anderson Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Alice L. Williams Memorial Fund, sent in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115.
For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Apr. 17, 2013