Leona (Goetz) Williams-Friederich
Published on -1/26/2013, 5:18 PM
Leona (Goetz) Williams-Friederich, 89, Rogers, Ark., formerly of Victoria, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Mercy Hospital, Rogers.
She was born Oct. 22, 1923, in Victoria to Andrew M. and Pauline (Krenzer) Goetz.
She married Jack Williams in 1942. He preceded her in death in 1960. She later married Bill Friederich in 1964 in Arkansas City.
She lived in Wichita and moved to Bella Vista, Ark., in 1968. She was a beautician for 20 years.
She was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, Rogers.
She was very active in her church, and a loving mother, wife and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband, Rogers; two sons, Wayne Williams and wife, Janice, Eureka Springs, Ark., Mark Williams and wife, Penny, Bella Vista; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Goetz, Victoria; six grandchildren, Stacy Kraft, Angie Morgan, Charles Bazarian, Jacqueline Williams, Brett Williams, and Ryan Williams; four great-grandchildren, Ross Nichols, Travis Nichols, Kyler Williams and Sydney Williams.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter, Connie Williams; six brothers, Joseph, Alphonse, Harry, Alvin, Paul and Elmer Goetz; a sister, Clara Dinkel; and an infant sister, Hilda Goetz.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria; burial in St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria.
Visitation will be from 6 to to 8 p.m. Sunday, and from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Monday, both at Cline's Mortuary, 412 Main Street, Victoria, KS 67671.
A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.
Memorials are suggested to St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria, in care of the mortuary.
Condolences can be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.