Frances Williams, 1924-2019
Published 1:00 am Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Funeral service for Frances E. “Dolly” (Kerwin) Williams will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service. The Rev. Kent Otterman will officiate. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in Oakland. Visitation will be one hour before services.
Dolly died Friday, April 19, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea. She was 95.
She was born Feb. 10, 1924, in Austin.
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Dolly married Ralph Williams on July 13, 1942, in Watertown, South Dakota. Together they operated Williams Cafe in Albert Lea and Welcome Inn in Adams. She also worked at Land O’Lakes.
Dolly is survived by her grandchildren Elly Chicos (Paul Schmitt) of Albert Lea, Derek (Stacy) Williams of Swatara and Mike Williams of Arizona; and great-grandchildren Zac and Spencer Chicos and Tyler and Kacy Borwege.
She was preceded death by her husband, Ralph; son, David A. Williams, and another son in infancy; her mother and stepdad Eris and Gus Ashley; and sister, Lucille Sorenson, and her husband, Hank.