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