Elizabeth M. “Betty” Williams, 86 of Elkhart, passed away peacefully on Saturday evening, Nov. 30, 2019 at her home.
She was born on Jan. 24, 1933 in Paris, Michigan to Daniel P. and Mildred (Romaine) Whalen. She is survived by her children, Deborah (Bo) Rutherford, Terrence (Deanna) Williams, Stephen Williams, Paula (Jeffry) Watson and Sandy (Brian) Weller; 7 grandchildren, Nicole, Courtney, Chelsea, Amanda, Caitlin, Taylor and Grace and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Andy Williams, a granddaughter, Carissa Rutherford, daughter-in-law, Lynn Williams, brother, John Whalen and sisters, Kathleen Young, Marcie Glowney and Dana Watkoski and her parents.
Betty retired from the Selmer Company after 25 years and then worked for Martin’s Supermarket at North Pointe. She was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary, Aerie #395 and enjoyed bowling, going to the casinos and most of all, her grandchildren.
Visitation for Betty will be from 4-6 pm Wednesday, Dec. 4th at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd. Elkhart, where a Celebration of Life service will be held at 6 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are preferred to the Alström Syndrome International in memory of her granddaughter, Carissa. Online condolences may be sent to the Williams family at the funeral home website.
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