Emily Lou Williams, 34

Published 10:57 am Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Emily Lou Williams died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, surrounded by family and friends in her home.



Emily was born July 7, 1980, to Dan and Judy (Maxfield) Williams in Austin, Minnesota. She moved with her family to Rochester at age 1. Emily graduated from Mayo High School in 1998. While she was still physically able to, Emily enjoyed working with kids at Linda’s daycare. Emily loved warm beaches, roller coasters, karaoke, the geese at Silver Lake, four-wheeling, hunting, fishing and camping.

Emily will be missed by her immediate family: mother Judy (Gary); her brother Ben (Cassandra) their children Elijah, Tyler, Heaven, and Megan; brother Jed (Jolene) their daughters Hailey, Emma, and Elsie; Courtney (Jessie) and Mitch; her special friend Randy and daughter Brittni (Donovan). She is also survived by her maternal grandparents Duane (Dutch) and Marylou Maxfield; paternal grandmother Alice Williams; all of the rest of her family, friends, and every heart that Emily inspired along her journey.

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Emily has now joined her dad Dan Williams; and grandpa Don Williams who were anxiously waiting for her in Heaven.

A visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Ranfranz and Vine funeral home. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. at Ranfranz and Vine Sunday Nov. 30, 2014.