Patricia J. (née Tuohy) Williams (1935-2013).
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 10:06 AM
Born April 25, 1935, to Joseph F. and Teresa S. Tuohy of Chatfield, Minnesota. 1953 graduate of Chatfield High School; attended Clarke College, Dubuque, IA. Patricia was a flight attendant with Capitol Airlines and flew the Minneapolis - New York route on the "new" Viscount planes, one of the first turbo-jet airliners. She then worked in Rochester where she met her husband Edward Williams. They lived in many cities through out the U.S., as Ed moved with his job as a stockbroker. Patricia was an accomplished musician who loved singing and playing the piano. She was a generous hostess who loved throwing parties for her large and beloved family. Patricia volunteered for many charitable organizations and was a very talented artist.
Patricia J. Williams died on March 22, 2013 at her residence in Las Vegas, Nev., after suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Proceeded in death by husband Edward J. Williams, parents, sister Mary Suzanne and brothers Peter and Richard. Survived by son Edward P. Williams (Dallas, TX) and daughters Teresa and Molly Williams (Los Angeles, CA); sisters Sara Carroll (Chanhassen, MN), Margaret Carolan (Mendota Heights, MN), and Jeanne Klabunde (Hastings, MN); and brothers Gerald (Bella Vista, AR), F. Mike (Chatfield, MN), John (Mendota Heights, MN), Thomas (Saint Paul, MN), James (North Oaks, MN), Edward (Eyota, MN), Bernard (Sunfish Lake, MN) and Timothy (South Bend, IN).
A joint memorial celebration of life will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chatfield. Visitation with friends and family will begin at 10 a.m. with the Funeral Mass at 11 on Friday, June 14. After burial at St. Mary's Cemetery there will be a luncheon at the Chatfield Center for the Arts.