On October 5, 2012 we lost our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend in a tragic fall.
He was born to Carl and Helene Williams on March 1, 1929 in Colville, WA.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 Ă‚Ë?
years, Gladys (Dschaak); children Harley (Lois) Williams, Shelley (Mark) Kummer, David Williams, Douglas Williams; daughter-in-law Diane Williams (Wayne deceased); grandchildren Carlie, Christopher, Bethany, Kimberly, Brett, Kelly, Julio and Aaron; Great grandchildren Tyler, Nate, Ashley, Jacob, Makayla and Myah; and many nieces and nephews.
He joins his parents, step-mom Amy, sisters Bernadine, Gladine, Eileen, son Wayne and grandson Paul in rest.
as he was known to his friends, graduated from Chewelah High School in 1947.
Married Gladys Dschaak in 1949 and raised their five children in Elk, WA.
He worked at Great Northern for a short time.
He started at Kaiser (Mead) in 1948 and retired in 1986 after 38 years.
He was active in the Union (Local 329) for most of his 38 years and served as president for a three year term.
He liked to hunt and fish in his younger years.
After retiring he spent his winters traveling to Arizona with his wife in their bus ‘The Sun Seeker’.
He also liked to remodel houses.
He was constantly on the go, thinking there was always work to be done.
He will remain in our memories as a man who loved life and his family dearly.
He has left a big hole in the lives of all whom he touched.
Cremation through Neptune Society.
A celebration of his life will be held at INWC, 6116 N Market St, Spokane on October 12 at 5:30pm.
(Potluck- contact 263-7673)
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