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James Williams dies at 78

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James L. Williams, age 78, of Crown Point, formerly of Gary, IN passed away on Monday, July 6, 2009.

He was a retired building engineer for Sears, Roebuck and after retirement he enjoyed traveling with his wife.

He was preceded in death by his father, Fred L. Williams, his mother, Irene M. Williams, and brother, Fred R. Williams.

He is survived by his wife, Joanne (nee LaBarr) Williams, four sons, Lawrence (Claire) Williams, of Chesterton, Terry (Darlene) Williams, Patrick (Becky) Williams, and David (Emily) Williams; one brother, Robert Williams; eight grandchildren, Timothy, Brooke, James, Matthew, Monica, Emily, Deana and Stephanie and many nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation. Funeral services are private.

Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point, is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Crown Point Community Foundation, c/o Pat Huber, P. O. Box 522, Crown Point, IN 46308.


Posted 7/9/2009