RYAN J. WILLIAMS

Ryan James Williams, age 19, of Boyceville, WI passed away accidently on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 in Boyceville.

Ryan James Williams was born December 19, 1994 in Baldwin, WI to Ralph and Becky (Ludtke) Williams.

Ryan graduated from Boyce-ville High School in 2013 and attended one semester at U.W. River Falls. He then transferred to South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City, SD, where he was pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering. He was planning on studying abroad in Germany.

During his high school years, Ryan worked for Wayne Lorenz in the summers. This past summer he worked for 3-M in Menomonie.

Ryan was a three sport athlete in high school, playing baseball, football and basketball. He was an honor student and was a member of the FFA where he enjoyed showing animals at the fair. He was an outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing and snowmobiling. He was also in the process of restoring a 1968 Ford truck.

Ryan was very outspoken and never afraid to try anything new and different. Ryan loved his family dearly and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Ryan is survived by his mother Becky (Lance) Andrews, father Ralph Williams & Brenda Koehler, brother Ralphie, sister Rylie, paternal grandmother Ruth Ann Williams and Gary Fero, maternal grandmother Jean (Dean) Lehman, maternal grandfather Bill Ludtke, step-grandparents Wendell (Diane) Andrews, maternal great-grandparents Allyn (Eva) Churchill. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandfather Ralph G. Williams Jr., paternal great-grandmother Mae Schlottman, paternal great-aunt and great-uncle Roger (Johanna) Schlottman and great-uncle Kenneth Schlottman.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 17, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boyceville with Pastor Brad Peterson officiating. Burial will be in Tiffany Cemetery, Boyceville, WI. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.

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