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Robert E. Williams

June 22, 1920 — September 11, 2018

Robert Edward Williams, 98 of Hawarden, Iowa formerly Sioux City, died on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Hawarden, Iowa.
A Funeral service will be at 10:30 AM on Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church located at 1735 Morningside Ave Sioux City, Iowa 51106 with the Rev. Jim Shirbroun officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Sioux City, IA.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, September 14, 2018, at Christy-Smith Morningside Chapel, 1801 Morningside Ave., Sioux City, Iowa.
Online condolences may be made to the family at
Robert was born Tuesday, June 22, 1920 in Moville, Iowa, to Benjamin and Flora (Reed) Williams. He attended school in the Moville area. He helped on the family farm until he was 21. He moved to Sioux City and worked for several different packing houses and Hubbard Feed Mill. He married Stella (Shattuck) Moore on Sept. 27, 1947 in South Sioux City, NE. The couple made the Morningside area their home and raised their family there. Robert went to work for Sioux City Battery and became a foreman on the assembly line. He loved farm life, horses, going fishing and hunting.
He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.
He is survived by 2 sons, Edward and Beth Williams of Hawarden, IA, Charles Moore of Sioux City. 5 grandchildren, Debbie Hair, Brad and Tracy Moore, Krista Verbeski, Jessica and Paul Kramer, Jason Williams, a step-granddaughter, Brianne Weiler, 2 great grandsons, Trevor Moore, Tristen Verbeski, 3 great granddaughters, Sophie Kramer, Samantha Kramer, Jade Moore and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Stella, 3 brothers; Thomas, Donald and Charles Williams, 3 sisters; Joyce Whitaker, Dorothy Williams and Evelyn Torno.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the entire staff at Hillcrest Health Care Center especially the younger high schools kids for all the love and care Robert received while he was there.
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Friday, September 14, 2018

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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