Elizabeth Jane Williams (Rochester, MN)


Posted 03-26-19

Elizabeth Jane Williams, 80, of Rochester, passed away on March 22, 2019.

Betty was born on December 31, 1938 in Rochester to Ambrose and Bertha (Kendell) Blake.

She graduated from St. Louis Park, MN High School in 1956. On August 22, 1964, she married Merlin L. Williams at North Prairie Lutheran Church in Lanesboro, MN. Ms. Williams worked at Northwestern Bell, Sears, and later for Steve Yaggy Trucking and for Bea Behr. Betty loved working on her home, spending time with her grandchildren, and traveling.

She is survived by her three sons, Trent of Faith NC, Todd of Rochester, and Troy (Dorinda) of Fountain, MN; grandchildren, Justin, Phillip, Breanna, Troy Jr., and Alexander; and her sister, Connie (Tom) Fournier of Rochester.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Merlin; her parents, and one brother, and one sister.

The Funeral Service for Betty will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Pax Christi Catholic Church with Rev. Will Thompson officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home and one hour prior to the Mass at Pax Christi. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Rochester.

Courtesy of Macken Funeral Home

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