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Obituaries

Francis E. Williams Jr.

STERLING – Francis E. Williams Jr., 83, of Sterling, died Monday, June 9, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. He retired from Sauk Valley Community College.

He was born March 24, 1931, the son of Anna (Manelis) and Francis Williams Sr. in Detroit. He served in the Navy. Francis married Jeannine M. Schwitters on Sept. 8, 1951, in Niles, Michigan. She preceded him in death on June 19, 2012. 

Survivors include one daughter, Adele (Larry) Schettler of Sterling.

He also was preceded in death by one brother, Edward Williams.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday and the funeral at 11 a.m. Friday at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.

A memorial has been established to Self Help Enterprises.

Visit schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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