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Susan Williams

April 27, 1943 — February 13, 2022

Zena

Susan Joanne (Vele) Williams, 78, of Zena Oklahoma passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Sunday, February 13, 2022.

She was born on April 27th, 1943, to the late Steve and Irene (Gardner) Vele in Sturgeon Bay, WI. She was united in marriage to Lee Roy Williams in November 1961. They raised four children and were blessed with two generations of grandchildren.

Sue was the youngest of ten children. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings: Virginia, Valetta, Vera, Adrian Sr, Merton, Vaughn, Bette Rae, Tena Mae, and Allen.

Sue was a proud member of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians near Bowler, WI and spent much of her early life there. She met and married Lee while living and working in Chicago IL. They started their married life in Germany where Lee was deployed with the U.S Military.

They later settled in Bolingbrook, Illinois where they raised their four children and opened their home to many family members. Later they retired to Zena, Oklahoma.

She loved holiday gatherings with her family, card games, board games, cooking, traveling and will always be remembered for her infectious laugh, warm hugs, and loving spirit.

Sue is survived by her husband of 60 years Lee and her children: Nadine (Tim) Parmenter of Otisco, IN, Steve (Michelle) Williams of Joliet IL, Sherry Brown of Zena, OK, and Sandy (Sid) Johnson of Waterman, IL. Special Niece, Denise Pommer.

She is further survived by grandchildren: Wade (Myra) Pommer, Trenton Pommer, Courtney (Josh) Lillich, Kelsey (Dayton) Ledgerwood, Alyssa Arrington, Kylee Brown, Rebecca Parmenter, Quentin Parmenter, Cade Johnson, Elizabeth Parmenter, Olivia Parmenter, Drew Johnson, and Makenzie Johnson. Great Grandchildren: Kaycen Lillich, Teagyn Lillich, Laycee Ledgerwood, Gracie Ledgerwood, Kyser Lillich, and Stevie Lee Ostrom, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10AM -12 Noon on Saturday, February 19, 2022, with services starting at 12 Noon at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 706 Rockwood Drive, Grove, Oklahoma.  Arrangements are under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Grove, OK.

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Visitation

Saturday, February 19, 2022

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Immanuel Lutheran Church of Grove

706 Rockwood Dr, Grove, OK 74344

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Immanuel Lutheran Church of Grove

706 Rockwood Dr, Grove, OK 74344

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