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Grace Emma Williams

October 3, 1927 ~ November 21, 2020 (age 93)


Grace Emma Williams of Lincoln, Nebraska was born on October 3, 1927 to Julius F. and Erna (Sternberg) Buell in Gresham, Nebraska.  She attended Gresham High School graduating in 1945.  On June 24, 1950, Grace was united in marriage to Philip R. Williams at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Lincoln, Nebraska.  She worked as a secretary for Hixson & Associates.  In her free time she enjoyed baking pies, gardening, games and puzzles.  She was a history buff, liked old movies and was an avid Husker football fan.  Grace passed away on November 21, 2020 in Lincoln, Nebraska at the age of 93 years, 1 month and 18 days.  She is survived by her children, John Barry (Diane) Williams, Jacksonville, Florida, Lisa Marie (Gary) Mills, Panama City Beach, Florida, Bradley D. Williams, Lincoln, Nebraska and Renee M. (Jerry) Shay, Lincoln, Nebraska; grandchildren, Rachel (Jacob) Holman, Bryan Mills, Laura (Logan) Cosby, Erin (Scott) Gropp, Joshua Williams, Sarah Shay; great grandchildren, Hazel Holman, Aster Holman, Cecelia Holman, Jax Gropp, Amelia Gropp, Ava Gropp, Brielle Mills, Emmy Cosby & Xavier Williams.  Grace was preceded in death by her parents, Julius and Erna Buell; husband, Philip Williams; brothers and sisters-in-law, Herbert and Beulah Buell, Cy and Alice Buell; brother, Hugo Buell; sister and brother-in-law, Hannah and Delmer Richters; sister, Florence Buell. 

CASKET BEARERS:  Jason Richters, Allen Richters, Scott Gropp, Josh Williams, Darrin Schweitzer, Gary Mills

HONORARY CASKET BEARERS:  Terry Buell, Mike Richters, Kurt Grote, Larry Peterson, Todd Grote, Kent Grote

Memorials In Care of Gresham Community Center or Donor's Choice




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November 29, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Volzke Funeral Home
147 Main Street
Seward, NE 68434

Funeral Service
November 30, 2020

10:30 AM
Volzke Funeral Home
147 Main Street
Seward, NE 68434

Please note
No family visitation. PRIVATE BURIAL Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Gresham, Nebraska
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