Danny Williams

WELCOME – A Celebration of Life service for Danny Williams, 53, of Welcome, Minn., will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Welcome, Minn., with Rev. Anthony Christoffels, officiating.

Danny was called to his eternal rest on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 29, 2013, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn., after a brave and courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his family. Visitation and a time of sharing memories with the Williams family will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Kramer Family Funeral Home, Welcome.

Personal words of comfort may be sent to the family online at www.kramerfuneralhome.com

Danny Kevin Williams was born Dec. 6, 1959, in Fairmont, Minn., to Gary and Marsha (Hunt) Williams. He was baptized at the hospital and confirmed at the Methodist Church in Welcome. Danny attended Welcome High School graduating in 1978. He began working at Agco in Jackson, Minn., working there for 35 years and was still employed there at the time of his death. On Sept. 25, 1999, Danny and Tammy Chukuske were united in marriage at Trinity Lutheran Church in Welcome, Minn. Danny enjoyed farming with his uncle, hunting, fishing, entering walleye tournaments, winning one, watching and going to car races, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion, a retired Welcome Fireman/EMT, Welcome Historical Society board member and a Fox Lake Conservation club member.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Tammy of Welcome, Minn.; parents, Gary and Marsha Williams of Welcome, Minn.; sisters, Connie (Mike) Scheff of Jackson, Minn., Vicki (Gary) Nelsen of Sherburn, Minn., and Kris (Jamie) Pendergast of Fairmont, Minn.; mother and father-in-law, Jim and Carol Chukuske of Welcome, Minn.; brothers-in-law, Bill (Deb) Chukuske of Tracy, Minn., and Jamie (Monica) Chukuske of Sherburn, Minn.; sister-in-law, Cindy (Wayne) Boler of Sioux Falls, S.D.; grandmother-in-law, Arlie Farnham of Granada, Minn.; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Danny was preceded in death by his grandparents, Kenny and Verna Williams, James Hunt, Evelyn Eckmann, and Roy Eckmann; uncle, Bill Williams; grandparents-in-law, Michael and Agnes Chukuske, and Ted Farnham; great niece, Faith; and other relatives and friends.