Virginia F. "Ginny" Williams

Dec. 18, 1917 – Aug. 14, 2010

Virginia F. "Ginny" Williams of Waukesha died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at The Virginia Health and Rehab Center at the age of 92. She was born on Dec. 18, 1917, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Harry and Anita (Clarke) French. Ginny was united in marriage to Robert L. Williams on Oct. 24, 1941, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Milwaukee. She proudly served her country as a lieutenant in the Women’s Army Corps, working as a recruiter from 1942 until 1944. After furthering her education, she became a teacher in Montessori schools for over 25 years. Ginny had a lifelong love of animals of all kinds. Ginny will be held close in the hearts and thoughts of her children: David (Lynn) Williams of Massachusetts, Robert (Francie) Williams of Oregon, Bryan (Susan) Williams of California, Heather (Michael) Kluth of Waukesha, and Brett Williams of Milwaukee; grandchildren: Gwyn (David), Josie, Connor, Caitlyn, Michaella, Brett and Bryan; great-grandchildren: Jack, Emma, Owen and Kaeden; and foster grandchildren: Phillip, Theodore and Leonard. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, in 1982, foster daughter Shirley (Leitzke) Casper, and foster grandson Michael Leitzke.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, at Ottawa Cemetery at highways 67 and D in the town of Ottawa. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County, 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave an online tribute.