Emily  Williams

Emily Lillian Williams

Monday, April 10th, 1916 - Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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Emily Williams, 104, of St. Joseph, formally of Chicago, passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at The Whitcomb Senior Living Community, in St. Joseph. A private Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be taking place at a later date. Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at

Emily was born to James Vincunas and Freda Saverowskas on April 10, 1916, in Blue Island, IL. As a lifelong resident of Chicago, she worked as a decorator and sales representative for a furniture store before she retired. In her earlier years, Emily loved swimming and golfing. She was very involved in her apartments botanical club, which was sponsored by the Chicago Botanical Gardenโ€™s. In 2012, Emily moved to St. Joseph where she enjoyed living at the Whitcomb and watching the beautiful views that Lake Michigan had to offer.

Emily is survived by her two daughters, Teri (Ronald Harshman) Williams of Coloma, MI and Donna (John) McKay of Plainfield, IL; grandchildren, Lee Ann McKay, Raelynn (Kenneth) Miller, Christine (Corey) Fowler, and Ryan (Margaret) Harshman; and seven great-grandchildren.

Emily was preceded in death by her parents, James & Freda; husband, John Williams; sister, Alda Schmidt; and uncle, Frank Savior.
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Laura S Kauffman

Posted at 01:14pm
My thoughts are with Emily's family in appreciation
and celebration of her life well lived.
Laura Kauffman

Love Mary Jo & Kim

Posted at 08:58pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Blessings Aunt Donna & Family
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Carol & family

Posted at 08:37pm
Donna and family. My deep condolences to you all.

Louis Benz

Posted at 04:56pm
Condolences from Louis/jimmy Benz and family she was one of the last great women of our family now sheโ€™s up having a drink with all the rest of the family ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜ช๐Ÿ˜ช๐Ÿ˜ช

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