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Williams, Devillo (Silbert) -- 1905 - 2001

MURDOCK, SILBERT, SIBERT, WILLIAMS, DIEDERICH, BJORNSTAD, JOHNSON

Posted By: IA GenWeb Volunteer
Date: 6/29/2010 at 11:49:59

Decorah Public Opinion, Tuesday, April 10, 2001.

Devillo Williams

Devillo Williams, 95, of Decorah, died January 2, 2001 at the Aase Haugen Home in Decorah.

Visitation begins Friday, April 13, at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Decorah, where the family will greet friends. A memorial service will take place at the Methodist Church Friday at 11 a.m. with Rev. James Dale officiating.

Burial will be in the Lutheran Cemetery with Fjelstul Funeral Home of Decorah handling arrangements.

Devillo Williams was born April 13, 1905 in Bonair, Iowa to Ivison and Katherine (Murdock) Silbert.

She graduated from Valders College in Decorah and married George Williams June 30, 1923 in Decorah. The couple had three children.

She worked as a sales clerk, and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Decorah, as well as the VFW Auxiliary.

Surviving Devillo Williams, are two children, Arrlowayne Diederich of Decorah and Vincel and Lorraine Williams of Kansas City, Mo.

Additional survivors include a son-in-law, Jim Bjornstad of Chandler, Ariz.; eight grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren.

Devillo Williams was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George Williams, Jan. 14, 1991; one daughter, Donna Bjornstad on August 21, 1999; one brother, Willie Sibert and two sisters, Lydia Johnson and Ada Sibert.

Memorials may be given to the Aase Haugen Home of Decorah or the First United Methodist Church of Decorah.

Transcribed by an IA GenWeb Volunteer from obituaries found in the Howard-Winneshiek Genealogy Society Library, Cresco, Iowa.


 

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