Patricia “Patty” D. Williams, 79


Patricia “Patty” D. Williams, 79, of Grand Island, passed away March 2, 2023 at Tabitha, with her family by her side. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, March 6th at 10 am at All Faiths Funeral Home.  Dan Naranjo will officiate.  Visitation will be on Sunday, March 5th from 5-7 pm, also at the funeral home.

Patty was born on June 28, 1943 in Hastings, to Samuel and Grethel (Janssen) Borrell.  She was raised and received her education in the Hastings area.

On January 6, 1962, Patty was united in marriage to Melvin Williams. They were married for 61 years.  Five children were blessed into this union.

Patty was a member of the Doniphan Methodist Church and Third City Christian Church.  In her spare time, she enjoyed playing Yahtzee, fishing, camping, crocheting, and watching baseball.  More than anything, she enjoyed spending time with her grandkids and great grandkids she enjoyed going to her children and grandchildren’s activities.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Melvin; children, Sonia (Jeff) Hargens, Bradley (Tammy) Williams, Curtiss (Crystal) Williams, Mike (Shawna) Williams; 12 grandchildren, Caleb, Tyler, Tayler, Lorenzo, Alex, Abby, Chandler, Chase, Keithan, Bailey, Jaden, Justyce; four great grandchildren, Treaven, Adley, Ariyah, and Sawyer.  She is also survived by her brothers, Jerry Borrell, Stanley Borrell; sister, Sandy Williams; and step- sisters, Rebecca Janning, Theresa Forsman, and Brenda Kramer.

Patty was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel (Bonnie) Borrell, Grethel (Norbert) Forsman; son, Jeffery Williams; granddaughter, Kalyssa Ruge-Stafford; sister, Shirley Wilson; step-sister, Carole Aden; and parents-in-law, Russell and Lavetta Williams.

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