Stillman Valley - Kenneth J. Williams, age 55, died Thur., Nov. 28, 2013 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford following a short illness. He was born Jan. 13, 1958 in Rockford the son to Kenneth and Dorothy (Thorne) Williams. He graduated from Auburn High School in 1976. Ken married Janet Yates on Jan. 24, 1975 in Rockford. He was co- owner with his brother of Williams Brothers Plumbing in Rockford. Ken loved to go deep sea fishing in Florida, loved to snowmobile, but especially loved to spend time with his grandchildren, often giving them tractor rides. He is survived by his wife Janet of Stillman Valley, son Chad Williams of Davis Junction, daughter Amy (Edgar) Mendoza of Stillman Valley, mother Dorothy Sletten of Cherry Valley, IL., brother David (Jane) Williams, sister Linda Williams (Ron Ulrich), 3 grandchildren; Lucas, Adam, and Allyson, and one on the way. He was predeceased by his father Kenneth, Step father Harold Sletten, infant son Kenneth, and infant granddaughter Jocelyn. Funeral service will be 10:00 am, Wed., Dec. 4, 2013 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 136 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Stillman Valley, IL. with the Rev. Jim Schwalm pastor of the Evergreen Covenant Church of Rockford officiating. Visitation will be Tue. evening at the funeral home from 5-7 pm. Burial will be in the New Milford Cemetery. A memorial fund is established in Ken's name.
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 from 5-7 pm at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Stillman Valley, IL.
Funeral at 10:00 am, Wed., Dec. 4, 2013 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Stillman Valley, IL>
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