It is with great
sadness that the family of Mary Lynne Williams announces her passing on June
Mary Lynne was born
on, October 11, 1947, to parents John and Emma Jean Williams, of Chesterton,
She was a 1965
graduate of Chesterton High School and the school’s Year Book Queen. Mary
Lynne earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University, where she
graduated with high honors.
After college Mary
Lynne moved to Chicago where she held positions at Blue Cross Blue Shield
and then worked 30 years at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL., until
her retirement in 2014.
A celebration of
Mary Lynne's life was held in Evanston. Friends and family noted her
dedication for work, to her friends and to her family. She is remembered for
her many acts of kindness, her infectious smile and laugh, and for her love
of spiritual knowledge.
She will be laid to
rest at the Chesterton Cemetery on September 29, 2018. A graveside ceremony
will be held at 11 a.m. for her family and friends.
Mary Lynne is
survived by her sisters, Paula MayBunch of Washburn, Wisconsin, Sue Ann
Watkins of Glenview, Illinois, and Jill Marie Doane of Valparaiso, Indiana,
and by her brother John C. Williams II of Knox, Indiana.