Jeremiah W. Williams

Sept. 9, 1911 - April 14, 2007

Jeremiah W. Williams, 95, lifetime resident of the town of Delafield, died Saturday, April 14, 2007, at AngelsGrace Hospice. He was born Sept. 9, 1911, the son of Moses and Alice (nee Edwards) Williams.

He married Elizabeth Guderyon on Jan. 4, 1942, in Wales. Along with his family, he farmed in the town of Delafield his entire life. He belonged to the Waukesha County Farm Bureau from the time he was about 30 years old until the present. He was a member of the County, State and National Holstein Associations, and was active in 4-H of Waukesha County. He was also a lifetime member of First United Methodist Church in Waukesha.

He will sadly missed by his children, Betty (Patrick) Moore of Waukesha, Lloyd (Cheryl) Williams of the town of Delafield, Joyce (Ed) Yamada of Waukesha, Mary (Roland "George") Roberts of Wales, and Karen Williams of the town of Delafield; grandchildren, Kevin (Nicole) Yamada of Houston, Michael (Nichole) Yamada of Palmyra, Jay Moore of Delafield, Jon Moore of Waukesha, Jodi (Shawn) Smith of Milwaukee, Jennifer (Sean) Beres of the town of Delafield; great-grandchildren, Faith and Makayla Yamada of Palmyra, Lloyd Beres of the town of Delafield and Jaeden Smith of Milwaukee. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth, on Sept. 18, 1984; his daughter, Susie, on June 27, 2000; brothers and sisters, M. Edward Williams, Nellie Prentice, Nettie Bonniwell, William Williams and Jessie Williams; and his parents.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 18, 2007, from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Robert Gossett will officiate.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 19, at 1 p.m. at Ottawa Cemetery, highways 67 and D.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 121 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha 53186, or to AngelsGrace Hospice, W359-N7430 Brown St., town of Oconomowoc, WI 53066.

For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035, or visit www.randledable.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.