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Arlene Frances (Lee) Williams

January 25, 1934 ~ February 11, 2018 (age 84)

Arlene Frances Williams, 84, of Alpena passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Hillman’s Haven.

Arlene Frances Lee was born in Alpena on January 25, 1934 to the late Roy and Margaret (Eller) Lee.  Arlene grew up in the Alpena area, and while attending Alpena High School she was the first editor and helped name the yearbook, Anamakee.  Following high school graduation, she attended Michigan State University and returned to teach for 25 years for Alpena Public Schools.  On December 28, 1957 she married Gail Williams.  He preceded her in death on November 3, 2017.  She was a member of Leer Lutheran Church, she enjoyed bird watching, crocheting and basket weaving.

Surviving are her 4 children, Laurie and Alfred DuBruck, Rev. Owen and Marie Williams, Colleen and Randy Selby, Marilee and Jay Libka; 6 grandchildren, Chris (Monique), Inge, Billy, Andrew, Karl, Jordan and a sister, Carole Robarge.

Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by a brother, Roger Lee and a sister, Dorrell Konarzewski.

Memorial visitation will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home on Thursday from 4 – 8 p.m.  Memorial visitation will continue at the Leer Lutheran Church on Friday from 10 a.m. until time of the memorial service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Bruce Michaud officiating.

Inurnment: Grace Lutheran Church Cemetery

Memorials: Leer Lutheran Church or Hospice of Michigan

Donations may be made to:

Leer Lutheran Church
10430 Leer Road, Posen MI 49776

Hospice of Michigan
145 N. State Avenue, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-358-4280