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Claude A. Williams, age 96 of Emerald, WI formerly South St. Paul and Woodbury, MN was called to his heavenly father on August 20, 2018 in Glenwood City, WI.

Claude was born May 1, 1922 South St. Paul, MN to Ira and Charlotte (Portz) Williams. He was a World War II Army Air Corp Veteran & POW. He dedicated his life to his family and animals; horses, dogs and birds.

Claude is preceded in death by his parents, wife Jeanne, daughter Cheryl Hilton, infant grandson Marc Peterson and other family members.

Claude is survived by children, Terry Williams, Cindy McClung (Scott McClung), Joy Peterson (Terry Hall), Kenneth (Brenda) Williams, Claudia Williams (Dave Newbauer) and Constance (Donny) Warner. Grandchildren, Matthew, Shannon, Jenny, April and Maggie. Great Grandchild Jonah. Sister Lois Swanson. He is further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Thank you to Glenhaven for the care and support. You now can dance again with the love of your life, your wife Jeanne.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Woodville, WI with Reverend Wayne Hilgendorf officiating. Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery, St. Paul, MN. Friends may call at the church one hour prior on Saturday. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers to Immanuel Lutheran Church. Local arrangements by the Anderson Funeral Home in Glenwood City, WI.

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