Theo (BRAUN) WILLIAMS, 1915 ~ 2007
Theophila (Theo) WILLIAMS, 92, died peacefully 17 May 2007 in Cd'A. Theo was born to Dionysius and Armelia (TERNES) BRAUN on the family farm near Strasburg ND on 31 Jan 1915. She spoke only German until age 6, when she began school. Her family moved to Cd'A during the Great Depression. She married Clinton Bernard "CB" '27 WILLIAMS on 5 Feb 1940 in St Thomas Church.
Theo was active in St Thomas parish, Catholic Daughters, and VFW Auxiliary. She worked at the North Shore Convention Center, and was a volunteer organizer for weddings, funerals, bazaars and yard sales in her retirement. She continued to live at home until shortly before she died.
Survivors include sons, Fred ('66) (Linda) WILLIAMS, Camano Island WA; Gary '68 (Donna) WILLIAMS, and Pat WILLIAMS, Cd'A; grandchildren, Robert, Garrett, Brian and Clinton WILLIAMS, Vickie RANDALL, and Molly SHEPARD; great-grandchildren, Briana and Shannon WILLIAMS, Ashlyn and Hannah SHEPARD, Jordan and Ashley RANDALL, and Camilla Theophila WILLIAMS; sister, Hilda DeVANEY; brother, Mike BRAUN; uncle, Otto BRAUN; aunt, Katie TERNES; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by husband CB (1993); beloved daughter and best friend Theo Ann; sisters, Isabell and Rose; and brothers Mustie and Earhart BRAUN.
Funeral Mass at St Thomas, burial in St Thomas cemetery.
Clinton Bernard Williams
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