Margaret Williams | Obituaries | Goshen News


November 20, 1926
January 14, 2022

Margaret M. Williams, 95, of Goshen, died Friday, January 14, 2022 at Elkhart General Hospital.
She was born on November 20, 1926 in Elkhart, to Charles and Myrtle (Ebersole) Puterbaugh.
On August 24, 1947, she married Richard P. Williams in Elkhart. He passed away on December 30, 2017.
Survivors include two sons, Douglas (Lynn) Williams of Elkhart and Bradley (Deborah) Williams of Union, Michigan; nine grandchildren, Alissa (Sean) Sauer, Kelsey and Matthew Williams, Taylor, Evan, Bailey and Kennedy Williams and Olivia and Ian Wagner; a great-grandchild, Easton Sauer; and a sister, Winnie Miller of Elkhart.
Along with her parents and husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Irene Blake and Louise Housour, and one brother, Alvin Williams.
A graduate of Concord High School, Ms Williams was a life member of the Elkhart Valley Church of the Brethren. She was an active member of the church, playing piano and organ for many years, helping to teach and conduct music in the children’s department, and serving in various church positions.
Ms. Williams studied piano with Ms. Makieliski at the Sherwood Music Conservatory and taught piano for 35 years in her home studio.
The visits will take place on Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. The funeral service will follow at 10 a.m. at the Elkhart Valley Brethren Church, 24955 CR 24, Elkhart. Pastors Frank Ramirez, Dean Heisey and Mike Martin will officiate.
A private burial will be held at Violett Cemetery, Goshen.
Memorial donations may be made to the Elkhart Valley Brethren Church.
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Published on January 17, 2022


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