Beaver City, Nebraska


Janet Lynn Williams, 52, of Lincoln, Nebraska formerly of Beaver City & Oxford, Nebraska died Sunday, October 23, 2005 at Lancaster Manor in Lincoln, Nebraska.  She was born March 10, 1953 at Norton, Kansas to Charles and Evelyn (Bishop) Williams.


She lived 3 years in Beatrice State Home from 1959 until 1962 and then returned to Beaver City where she lived till 1973 when she moved to Oxford, Nebraska where she was a resident at Mid-Nebraska Services.  She moved to Lancaster Manor in Lincoln, Nebraska in 2005 to be closer to her family.  She worked many years at Mid-Nebraska’s workshop.  Even though she had Downs Syndrome she had a love for the outdoors, animals, listening to music and singing.  Her favorite activity was dancing with her good friend, Fred.


She was preceded in death by her parents.


Survivors include 6 Sisters:  Mary & husband Darel Perkins of Inver Grove Heights, MN

                                              Elaine & husband Roger Magstadt of South Sioux City, NE

                                               Ada Pitts of Dumfries, VA

                                               Ann & husband Tom Bussey of Lincoln, NE

                                               Sandra Weaver of Lincoln, NE

                                                Karen & husband Tim  Boyd  of Stuttgart, Germany

     She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.


Viewing and visitation will be Tuesday, October 25, 2005, 1 PM till 8 PM , at Wenburg Funeral Home in Beaver City and prior to services at the church on Wednesday.


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Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 26, 2005 at 1:30 PM at Grace Brethren Church in Beaver City, Nebraska with Pastor Dwain Fowler, officiating.  Burial will follow at Maple Creek Cemetery rural Beaver City, Nebraska. 


Wenburg Funeral Home of Beaver City, Nebraska in charge of arrangements.