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Richard "Dick" Williams

May 8, 1947 ~ January 16, 2018 (age 70)

Richard "Dick" Williams 70 of Iron River passed away Tuesday, January
16, 2018.

  He was born May 8, 1947 to Tory Williams and Lillian Poler. He joined
 the Army, serving from 1966 to 1969. It was his great honor to service his
  country.

  Richard worked for Lac Vieux Desert Tribe for over 36 years in many
 different administrative roles. He was a soft-spoken and gentle man, always
 willing to help anyone who needed assistance of any kind. He had a great love
 for his community and culture. Richard had a great
  sense of humor and tremendous love for his family. He was very active in
  Pow Wows. Richard also loved to golf, cook and watch sports.

  In 2002 Richard married the former Jennifer Schmidt.  Together they made
  their home in Iron River.

  He is survived by his wife Jennifer, children Stephen, Philip, Nicole
 and Gabe, grandchildren Richard, Maurice, Liberty, Dominick, Jor’El and
  Wilhelmina, brothers James (Nancy Williams), Thomas Williams, Lawrence (Jackie) Williams, Milan Williams and Warren Williams, sisters Gertrude McGeshick, Linda Williams, Lucy Williams and Joann Williams as well as a large number of heartbroken nieces, nephews, family & friends.


  Richard was preceded in death by his parents, brother Tory, Sister's
 Loretta Williams, Alice May and Mable Williams, 4 infant siblings and three infant sons.

 Services were held on Friday January 19th. The Cane Funeral Home of Bruce
 Crossing is assisting the family.

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