Janet A. Williams, 87, Hays, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at her daughter’s home in Augusta.


She was born July 29, 1933, in Natoma to Albert and Edna (Hartman) Grasch. She was a graduate of Natoma High School. On June 3, 1951


She married Everett R. Williams on June 3, 1951, in Alton and they celebrated 55 years of marriage before he preceded her in death Nov. 15, 2006. They both lived, worked, and raised their family on Higher View Dairy. She was a former member of Messiah Lutheran Church, housekeeper at the Ramada Inn and a Senior Companion.


She enjoyed dancing, angels, and spending time with her grandchildren.


Survivors include a son, Rick Williams, Wichita; two daughters, Dee Rupp and husband, Eddie, Hays and Pam Foster, Augusta; a brother-in-law, Bill Williams and wife, Carolyn, Medicine Lodge; eight grandchildren, Angie Rupp, Missy Trent and husband, Robert, Jaycee Bourget and husband, Rocky, Nichole Foster, Kelly Williams and wife, Merresa, Shelly Williams, Trey Crouch and wife, Maria and Megan Crouch, her longtime friend, Carol Ostrom; 18 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents; and an infant son, Sean Williams.


A private family inurnment will be in Mount Allen Cemetery at a later date.


Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 3, 2020, at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601. A prayer service will be at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 3, 2020, at the funeral home.


Memorials are suggested to Hospice of HaysMed or Restoration Worship Center, Grand Island, Neb., in care of the funeral chapel.


Condolences can be sent to the family at www.haysmemorial.com