Lois Williams, 1951-2018
Published 1:00 am Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Funeral services for Lois Williams will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. The Rev. Don Malinsky will officiate. Visitation will begin two hours prior to the service. Burial will be in Hollandale Cemetery at a later date.
Lois Jane Williams, 66, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at St. Lucas Care Center in Faribault. She was born March 21, 1951, to parents Alice Tyhuis and Richard Hendrickson. Lois was raised in Hartland and attended school in New Richland.
Lois loved working at Canton Cafe for 15 years and was also a waitress at Coffee Haus. She loved playing bingo at the Eagles Club, playing board games — like Yahtzee and Trouble, and watching “Shadetree Mechanic.” She was outgoing and a mom to everybody. She used to play tag on the CB radio with her kids and was well-known by her handle “Ice.” She always had a fridge stocked with food and plenty of sweets available for her grandchildren. She will be deeply missed.
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Survivors include her children Brian Hendrickson of Minneapolis, David Hendrickson of Albert Lea and Danny Walton (fiancee, Dawn) of Albert Lea; stepson, Jason Williams; grandchildren Nikole Martian, Holly Nesje (Patrick Sargent), Jamie Walton (fiance, Weston), Alyce Walton (fiance, Trevor), Taylor Tuttle and Tonia Dempewolf; great-grandchildren Jillian and Justyce, Maci and Mason, and Mackenzie and Lincoln; siblings Donny, Gene, Henry, Sandra and Ardena; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Shawn Williams; her parents; stepfather, Clarence Walswick; grandson, Ryan Hendrickson; stepdaughter, Dawn Tuttle; and aunt, Johanna Tyhuis.