Obit: Williams, William P. #4 (1880 - 1955)


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Surnames: Williams, Zensel, Brack, Laabs, Walkama, Brok, Sutherland


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 10/13/1955


Williams, William P. #4 (16 JUL 1880 - 4 OCT 1955)


Funeral services were held at the Abbotsford Presbyterian Church Saturday afternoon for Will Williams, 75, who died at his home here Oct. 4, 1955.  The Rev. Richard Harrison officiated and special music was played by Richard Kennedy.


Interment was made in the Abbotsford Cemetery.  Pallbearers were Peter, Elmer, Harold, Clifford, Clarence and Richard Williams, and flowers were carried by Mrs. Richard Williams, Mrs. Harold Williams, and Mary, Jean and Geraldine Williams.


Mr. Williams was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., July 16, 1880.  When hs family later moved to this area, they lived in Owen, Curtiss and Abbotsford.  On Dec. 31, 1907, Mr. Williams married the former Anna Zensel.  The ceremony took place in Curtiss (Clark Co., Wis.), where Mr. Williams at one time served as village president and was engaged as a carpenter and a contractor.  The family moved to Abbotsford in 1950.


Survivors include the widow and four children, Mrs. Orville (Margaret) Laabs, Milan; Leda and Walter of New York, and Harry of Curtiss; two grandchildren; two sisters,, Mrs. Elsie Walkama, Curtiss, and Mrs. Leda Brok, New York, and 10 brothers, Tom, Alaska; Walter and Otto, New York; Guy, Spokane, Wash.; Harry, Curtiss; Martin, Dorchester; Melvin, Clarence, Peter and Elmer of Milwaukee.  Two brothers are deceased.


Friends and relatives from the surrounding area attended the services and also present was Mrs. Minnie Sutherland, Tomahawk, who remained to stay with her sister, Mrs. Williams.



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