Bonnie Beth Williams, 78, of Freeburg, passed away on Sunday November 14, 2021. She was born on January 6, 1943 in Many, Illinois, to Samuel and Elizabeth (Meyer) Wetzel. Bonnie married Gary Williams on April 25, 1964.
She worked at Siemens Manufacturing for 27 years. Bonnie was a very active person who loved the outdoors. Some of his favorite activities were water sports, fishing, and beach trips. Bonnie also enjoyed the casino. She made many memories with Gary as they toured the country on touring bikes.
Bonnie loved her family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survivors include her 57-year-old husband Gary Williams; three children, Pamela J. Turley (Doug) of Red Bud, Illinois, Cindy L. Hurst (LeRoy) of Columbia, Illinois and Kevin L. Williams (Anna) of St. Augustine, Florida; grandchildren, Maranda Lee Williams, Alexander Louis Junge, Jacob Williams Hurst, Kaleb Lee Williams and Isabelle Jordan Williams; nieces and nephews, Dwayne Hettenhausen and Linda Hettenhausen, Brian Meyer and Michelle Valentine; grandnephews, Robbie, Michael, Ray and Daniel; brother, William Jenner (Loretta), of Pocahontas, Illinois; her dear sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and James McCoig of San Antonio, Texas; and her dear friend, Colleen Janssen.
Preceding Bonnie in death were her parents, Samuel Wetzel and Elizabeth Wetzel; one granddaughter, Victoria Elizabeth Williams; and sisters and brothers, Patty Bell Hettenhausen, Beverly Sue Meyer, Vera Peeck, Elda Sturman, Hazel Ceglinski, Betty Hollingsworth, Barbara Jean Teel, Irene Doty, Lawrence Lamar, Arthur J. Lamar, Jim Lamar and Junior Lamar.
Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Lake View Funeral Home, 5000 N. Illinois St., Fairview Heights, Illinois, with Deacon Corby Valentine as celebrant.
Visits will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be in the Lake View Memorial Gardens.
Commemorative contributions are suggested to Hospice of Southern Illinois.