Susan J. Williams

Susan J. Williams, 88, of Lamartine
and Fond du Lac,
died Friday, May 6, 2016, at St. Francis Terrace.


She was born on February 12,
1928, at the Williams’ farm in Rogersville, the daughter of Chester A. and
Jennie Pinkerton Williams. 


Susan graduated from Rosendale High School
in 1945, and then worked at the Fond
du Lac
Reporter from fall 1945 until November 30,
1998, as an advertising salesperson.  She
enjoyed her work there and made many longtime friends. 


She was an active member of Lamartine United
Methodist Church,
later merging with Salem United Methodist
Church, Fond du Lac
Sue was a 50 year plus member of Soroptimist International of Fond du
Lac, a member and volunteer at Galloway House and Village, and a member of the
Rosendale Historical Society.  Cross
stitching and golf were her pastimes.


Survivors include two
brothers:  Donald of Concord, Massachusetts,
and Robert of Ames, Iowa; a nephew, Dennis (Diane) Williams of Foxboro, MA;
nieces:  Christine Williams (John Rother)
of Bethesda, MD, Rev. Roberta Williams of Wellfleet, Cape Cod, MA, Faith
Williams (David Holliday) of Dublin, OH, Jeannine (Rick) Massengale of Newnan,
GA, and Nancy (Gus) Brinkman of Rolfe, IA; 17 great-nieces and nephews; many great-great
nieces and nephews; and many cousins and other relatives.


She was preceded in death by
her parents; a sister, Helen; a brother, Chet; three sisters-in-law: Elizabeth, Adelaide,
and Pauline; a nephew, David Williams, and his wife, Sue; a nephew, Steven
Thomas Williams, uncles and aunts.


SERVICE: The funeral service
will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at Salem United
Methodist Church
120 Sheboygan Street,
Fond du Lac
, with Rev. Bill
Beaton and Rev. Roberta Williams officiating. 


VISITATION:  The visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on
Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac, and on Thursday at church from
9:30 a.m. until the time of service.


Burial will follow in Rogersville Cemetery, County Trunk C, Rogersville.


In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be directed to Salem United Methodist
Church, Fond du Lac Area Foundation Williams Fund, the
American Cancer Society, or the charity of one’s choice.


Special thanks to my
long-time friend, Mary Heisler, and her deceased husband, John, family friends,
Harold and Linda Birschbach,  Soroptimist
members, church family, and other friends, along with the staff at St. Francis
Terrace and Hospice Hope for their care, and Dr. Michael Jones at the Cancer


Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family,