ALGER - Pauline Williams, 88, passed away on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at 2 a.m., at her residence in Alger. She was born on Jan. 8, 1925, in Dunkirk, to Arlie and Esta (VanHouten) Romick who preceded her in death. On April 15, 1951, she married Kent Williams and he died on July 22, 1997.

Pauline was a homemaker and she formerly worked as a clerk for Westinghouse Corporation of Lima. She was a member of the Harrod United Methodist Church, Harrod. She was a 1943 graduate of Dola High School. Pauline was a member of the Hardin County Star Lite Homemakers Club, Hepburn Hobby Club, the first 4-H Club of Hardin County and later she served as a 4-H advisor.

Surviving are two sons, Kenneth (Amy) Williams and Duane Williams, both of Alger; a daughter, Diane Williams, of Alger; three grandchildren: Heather (Chuck) Oatman, of Columbus Grove, Megan Williams, of Alger and Blake (Ashley Novotney) Williams, of Alger; three great-grandchildren, Chassidy Oatman, Claire Oatman and Michael Williams; a sister, Ruthella (Elroy) Baier; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Steven A. Williams, and a sister, Maxine Eley.

A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m., on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, with Rev. Roger Emerson officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Westminster. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, and until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions may be made to Hardin County Hospice and/or American Cancer Society.

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