Cheryl Lynn Williams, 63

Published 10:17 am Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Cheryl Lynn Williams, 63, of Lakeville, Minn., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, April 2, 2012, at Rochester Methodist Hospital.

Cheryl Williams

Cheryl was born in Austin, Minn. on Jan. 16, 1949, to Roland and Dorothy (Meyers) Nelson. She was raised in Lansing, Minn. and was a graduate of Austin High School in 1967. She enjoyed spending time with her grandkids, gardening, baking, entertaining, and sewing. She also enjoyed traveling, especially her fishing trips with special friends Nick, Kathy, and JoAnne.

Cheryl is survived by three children, Kristine (Bart) Anderson, of Las Vegas, Nev., Jeffrey (Elizabeth Mills) Williams, of Rosemount, Minn., and Kari Bowen, of Lakeville; two granddaughters, Kaitlyn and Jordan Bowen, of Lakeville; three sisters, Phyllis (Richard) Trabert, of Eagan, Minn., Deloris (Michael) Harber, of Austin and Connie (Terry) Bonnes, of Rochester, Minn.; her mother, Dorothy Nelson, of Rosemount; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and special friends.

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Cheryl is preceded in death by her father, Roland; her infant daughter, Michelle Ann Williams; and her grandparents.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2012, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home, Rochester. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 P.M. on Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home and an hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Fairview Cemetery in Hayfield at the foot of her father’s grave.