Lee Williams age 82, of Holgate, died Friday morning, December 31, 2021 at the Laurels of Defiance.
His Legacy… Lee was born September 3, 1939 to Forrest and Anna (Leaders) Williams in Napoleon. He graduated from Holgate High School in 1957. On June 27, 1959 he married Jean Nartker. He was employed with the Campbell Soup Company for 38 years and was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Holgate. Lee loved bowling and gardening.
His Family… He is survived by his wife, Jean; children: Pam (Chuck) Sapp, Choctaw, OK, Dan Williams, Napoleon and LeAnn (Martin) Lewis, Holgate; 6 grandchildren: Nicholas Lanzer, Matthew Lanzer, Jessica Lanzer, Daniel Williams, Brian Williams and Amanda Lewis; 5 great grandchildren and his brothers: Edward James and Norman Joseph. Lee was preceded in death by his siblings: Helen Knape, Agnes Bauer, Marvel Bennettsen, Donald Williams, Cleona Kruse, Mildred Dumire, Wilma Skekloff, and Loretta Williams and his daughter-in-law Joyce Williams.
His Farewell Services… Friends will be received in the Zachrich Family Funeral Home, 114 William Street, Holgate on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. The Celebration of Lee’s life will be at 12:00 pm with Reverend Juli Lejman-Guy officiating. Masks are required for entry. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.
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