Ralph J. Williams, 72, formerly of 1629 Skyline Drive, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000, at River Pines Center where he was a resident the past month.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Kenneth Knutson officiating. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Shuda Funeral Chapel and from 10 a.m. Saturday at the church until the services.
Mr. Williams was born Oct. 5, 1927, in the town of Linwood, a son of the late James and Gertrude (Kujawski) Williams.
He graduated from Emerson High School and served in the U.S. Navy.
He was married to Jean Wunsch in 1950 in Dubuque, Iowa. They later divorced.
He worked at Snap-On Tools in Kenosha and also farmed in Fond du Lac County until retirement.
For the past few years, he lived with his daughters in Stevens Point and Oshkosh.
Survivors include five daughters, Joanne (Ronald) Tork, Stevens Point, Charlotte (Herbert) Turnquist, Kenosha, Melody (Bryan) Buch, Spring Lake Park, Minn., Debra (Robert) Nelson, Kenosha, and Mary Putrow, Oshkosh; three sons, James (Laurie) and Ralph (Jody), both of Kenosha, and Kevin Kraemer, North Fond du Lac; four brothers, Fred (Virginia), Oakfield, Harold (Josephine), Wausau, Arthur (Darlene), Boscobel, and Henry (Margie), Gleason; four sisters, Helen (Joseph) Benz, Mosinee, Betty (Carl) Uttech, Merrill, Mary (Laurence) Heinz, Kenosha, and Grace (Gerald) Beilke, Northfield; 18 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-stepgrandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, William and Richard; one sister, Ruth Stadler; and two granddaughters.