Delphine Williams, 1926-2017

Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Delphine H. Williams, 91, of LaPorte, Indiana, who passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017.

Delphine was born August 14, 1926, in Michigan City, Indiana, to Stanley and Wanda (Ludwig) Hanish, who preceded her in death.

Delphine was the co-owner of the Del-Ray Inn tavern in LaPorte and was loved by so many. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in LaPorte, Unit 157 Polish War Mothers, VFW, American Legion and DAV, and bowled in the Senior Bowling League at Casey’s. She was also an avid bingo goer and card player.

She married Glenn E. Moore, who preceded her in death. Then on April 20, 1968, in Michigan City, she married Raymond R. Williams, who survives.

Besides her husband, Delphine leaves behind two stepsons, Glen Garry (Pat) Moore of Weeki Wachee, Florida, and Jeff Williams of Michigan City; a stepdaughter, Julie Williams of Michigan City; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Glenn E. Moore; two sisters; and three brothers.

Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, November 29, at Sacred Heart Church, LaPorte. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church after the visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to Dunes Hospice, 4711 Evans Ave., Valparaiso, IN 46383.

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3 Responses to “Delphine Williams, 1926-2017”

  1. billiewomack

    Nov 27. 2017

    Ray sorry to hear of Del passing She was great lady one of the best

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  2. Lisa Cochran

    Nov 27. 2017

    Del was a very nice lady and I thought the world of her. She was amazing and my moms favorite customer at the beauty salon. She will be missed ! Thoughts and prayers for her family !

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  3. Joyce Gillock

    Jan 16. 2018

    Prayers are with you, Ray. Del was always such a joy to be with. I’ll never forget the fun bowling tourney trips and the coolers she filled with wonderful food for all.

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