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Glenn "Mickey" Williams 1893-1944

WILLIAMS, HAUGH

Posted By: Sharon Elijah (email)
Date: 11/2/2020 at 13:50:20

4 May 1944 - The Anamosa Journal

OXFORD JUNCTION--Funeral service was held Friday afternoon for Glenn L. "Mickey" Williams, 50, who died Saturday, April 22, in the hospital at Eloise, Mich. Service was held in the Methodist church, and was conducted by Rev. Fred C. Maurer.

Hymns were sung by Mrs. Fred Sacora, Mrs. Fred Lasack and Earline Huston, accompanied at the piano by Mrs. George Shimerda.

Serving as pallbearers were: Fred McClure, Louis Kula, Antone Blizak, Lee Stowers, Fred Wasoba, and Howard Rogers.

Burial was in the Mayflower cemetery, with military rites at the grave by members of the Wapsie Post of the American Legion.

Glenn Williams was born Nov. 21, 1893, at Republic City, Kans., son of Lewis and Emma Williams. He came to Oxford Junction with his parents when a small boy and made Oxford his home until the time of the trouble with Mexico. He enlisted with a company of volunteers from Clinton and served on the Mexican border under General Pershing.

At the time of World War I he entered service with the national guards from Clinton, and served overseas for more than two years. For a number of years after his return he has made his home in Detroit, where he was employed in industrial plants.

He is survived by one brother, George Williams, Oxford Junction, and one sister, Mrs. James Haugh, Clinton.

His parents, one sister and two brothers preceded him in death.


 

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