WAUKESHA

M. Edward Williams

Sept. 10, 1912 - Feb. 7, 2007

Lifelong Waukesha County resident M. Edward Williams, 94, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was born to Moses and Alice (nee Edwards) Williams on Sept. 10, 1912, on the family farm.

On Nov. 13, 1948, he married Elizabeth at First United Methodist Church. She preceded him in death Dec. 9, 2000. Mr. Williams was a charter member of the St. Davidís Society and was a member of the Golden Lasers. He also was very involved with Zion 4-H and the Farm Bureau. He was on the Town of Delafield Planning Commission as well as the Tabernacle Cemetery Committee. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church since 1948, where he was active as an usher.

He will be sadly missed by his loving children, Gladys (Richard) Huenink of Waukesha, Ralph Williams of Elkhorn, Ruth (Glenn) Bogdonoff of Virginia, Eleanor (Scott) Miller of Dousman, Alice (Joseph) Whitmore of North Prairie and Allen (Karen) Williams of Watertown. He is further survived by his 11 grandchildren, who called him "Taid," John (Kathy) Huenink, Heather (Matthew) Hull, William Huenink, Andy Miller, Melody Miller, Miles Miller, Bryn Whitmore, Emma Whitmore, Kimberly Williams, Kristy Williams and Katryna Williams; five great-grandchildren, Meg, Lucy and Cooper Huenink and Foster and Owen Hull; his brother, Jeremiah Williams of the town of Delafield; and other relatives and many friends. In addition to his parents and wife, Elizabeth, he was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Nellie Prentice, Nettie Bonniwell, William Williams and Jessie Williams.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Friday, Feb. 9, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Dwight Bastian is officiating. Graveside services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Tabernacle Cemetery on Bryn Drive. Please meet at the cemetery.

If desired, memorials to First United Methodist Church, 121 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186 are appreciated.

Randle-Dable Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 547-4035 or visit www.randledable.com to leave an online tribute.