Carol Ann Williams, age 71, of Yankton, South Dakota, died Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Avera Sr. James Care Center in Yankton.
Funeral services will be 4:00 PM on Monday, June 11, 2018, at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with Reverend Dani Jo Ninke officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral on Monday at the funeral home.
Carol Ann Williams was born March 28, 1947 in Yankton, South Dakota to Roy and Wanda (Van Epps) Horlyk. She grew up and attended school in both Yankton and California. She married Floyd Williams and together had five children. Carol lived in Yankton her whole adult life and worked for a while at MTron, Stuelpnagle's, Casey's until she became a nurse's aide at the St. Joseph Care Center at the Sacred Heart Monastery. She worked at the care center for over 30 years until her retirement.
Carol was a hardworking, loving mother who loved to laugh. She also enjoyed reading, playing games with her family, sewing, crafting and her cats. She will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her five children: Laurie (Rod) Wiedmeier of Mission Hill, South Dakota; Lonnie Williams of Tyndall, South Dakota; Tammy McCloud of Yankton; Dawn Williams of Yankton; and Shon Williams of Yankton; 13 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; one sister, Deb (Bill) Schaefer of Yankton one brother, Jeff Watson of Yankton and sister-in-law, Phyllis Horlyk of Gayville, South Dakota.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Freddie and Dale Horlyk.
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I want to send my deepest sympathies to each and every one of you. Carol was a good person that always treated me with kindness and respect.
Time and life itself seems to have gotten in the way, but I struggle to think of another family I feel as close to. My thoughts will be with all of you during this hard time.
Your dear mama will be forever young in my mind!!! So sad for all!
Laurie and family....your mom was really a super lady. Worked many a years with her and enjoyed her sense of humor, loving support and care for our sisters at the monastery. She will truly be missed but now at peace with the Lord.
Tammy and family I so enjoyed working with your mother at St Josephs Care center We had so much fun together will we were working and caring for the sisters She is at peace now My sympathies to your whole family
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