|Birth: ||Nov. 27, 1926|
|Death: ||Feb. 28, 2011|
Dorothy Evelyn Williams, 84, passed away at 1:20 p.m. February 28, 2011 in the Skilled Care Center in Wabash. She was born November 27, 1926 in Wabash County to the late Kenneth and Myrtle (Gaines) Howard. She lived in the LaFonatine area most of her life and in the same home for the last 58 years.
She married John Williams Jr. on August 20, 1946, he passed away on November 23, 2003. She retired from Wabash Magnetics after more than 30 years. After retirement, she and her husband enjoyed ballroom dancing. She is a member of LaFontiane Christian Church. She also loved painting at home and with a group of friends at the Marion Senior Center. She was an avid reader and enjoyed sharing her books with family and friends. She is most well known by her family for being the best noodle maker ever. She loved having family dinners and having her family near.
Dorothy is survived by five daughters, Ann (Tim) Clary, Grayslake, Illinois, Gloria (David) Shenefield, LaFontaine, Jennifer ( Greg) Finch, Fort Wayne, Monica (Craig) Sparling, Lagro, Christine (Terry) McLain, Swayzee; brother, Donald (Betty) Howard, Fort Wayne; sister, Betty Guenin, LaFontaine; grandchildren, BJ (Mecca) White, Jodi (Brent) Isbell, Ashli White (Pete Jones), Denise (Troy) Bickley, Julie (Kyle) Shoemaker, Jill (Judson) Everitt, Kate Clary, John Clary and Stefanie Thompson; and great grandchildren, Zach, Kaila, Taylor White, Mia Cunningham, Jacob Bickley, Kati and Matthew Isbell, Christian and Drew Shoemaker, Etournatee and Konstantlee Jones.
She was preceded in death by grandson, Casey Sparling; brothers, Johnny Howard, Russell Howard, Robert Howard, and Richard Howard; sisters, Mary Alice Owen and Ruth Calender.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 3, 2011 in McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 S. Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana with Pastor Rick Smalling officiating the services. Burial will follow in the LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery in LaFontaine, Indiana.
Kenneth Ray Howard (1886 - 1964)
Myrtle Gaines Howard (1888 - 1984)
John Williams (1926 - 2003)*
Russell L Howard (1911 - 2006)*
Lenderth Louise Howard Calender (1912 - 2008)*
Robert K. Howard (1914 - 2010)*
Lawrence J Howard (1915 - 1981)*
Dorothy Evelyn Howard Williams (1926 - 2011)
Richard Howard (1928 - 2002)*
La Fontaine IOOF Cemetery
Created by: Harold Humphrey
Record added: Mar 02, 2011
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