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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Arthur Williams


   Arthur G. Williams, 44, executive vice president of the First State Savings Bank of Gladwin, passed away early Sunday morning from a heart attack after a brief illness. He had entered the Midland Hospital Thursday evening and his sudden passing was totally unexpected and came as a shock to the whole community. Since coming to Gladwin from Munising seven years ago to take the position as executive vice president of the bank here, he had become well-known and was held in high esteem by his business associates and friends.

   Born in Ironwood, March 2, 1919, he was a World War II veteran serving in the European theatere. He was married to Lillian Lund in Munising on November 9, 1946. He is survived by his wife, Lillian; three daughters, Cherlyl, Judith, and Patricia, all at home; his mother, Mrs. Lillie M. Williams, Chicago; four sisters, Miss Ruth Williams, Chicago; Mrs. Jean Johnson, Waukegan, Ill., Mrs. Carol Williams, Arizona; and Mrs. Dorothy Mae Peterson, Sacremento, California. His father and two brothers preceded him in death.   Mr. Williams was a member of the Gladwin Methodist Church, Methodist Men's Club, Gladwin Rotary Club, and Masonic Lodge of Munising. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 o'clock at the Miner Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ross E. Tracy officiating. Interment was in Highland Cemetery. Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers were Rotartans and business associates.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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