Ilo Mae Williams, a Marshall County resident most of her life, died, following an illness, at 2 p.m., on Tuesday, January 25, 2000, in St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Plymouth. Ilo lived at 900 West Washington St., Plymouth. She was 82 years old.
Born in Seco, Montana, on June 12, 1917, Ilo was the daughter of John and Orpha Snyder Sullivan. She graduated from Plymouth High School in the class of 1935.
She first married Carl Brown who preceded her in death. Her second husband was Arthur Williams; Arthur died on November 12, 1982.
Ilo worked for the Bendix Corp. She retired in 1973 after 21 years of service.
A woman of many talents and interests, she loved to bake. She was an antique collector, an avid bowler and enjoyed watching sports.
Ilo is survived by four sons and a daughter, twenty-one grandchildren and twenty-six great-grandchildren.
Her sons are: Clyde E. and Barbara Brown, Plymouth, Robert A. and Janice Brown, Spartanburg, S.C., Richard W. and Lynne Brown and Tom and Barb Brown, all of Argos. Diana, her daughter, and son-in-law Fred Bonney, live in LaPaz.
Two sisters survive. They are Irene Kiger, Plymouth and Vera Pletcher, South Bend. Two brothers, Dale Sullivan, Monticello, Ind., and Robert Sullivan, Sacramento, Calif., survive as well.
Ilo is preceded in death by her parents, her husbands and two daughters, Cindy Lou Williams and Barbara Hooker.
Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, January 27, 2000, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
The Rev. Charles Krieg, pastor of the Pretty Lake Trinity United Methodist Church, will officiate at Ilo’s funeral which will be held in the funeral home on Friday, January 28, 2000, at 10 a.m.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.