Obituary of Robert Patrick Williams
Robert “Pat” Williams, age 80 of Yankton, SD passed away early Saturday, June 3, 2023 at his home with his wife by his side. Memorial services will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, June 8, 2023, at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Yankton, SD with Rev. Dani Jo Bierwagen officiating. Visitations will be one hour prior to the service at the church. A second memorial service will be held at Sorenson Root Funeral Home in Aitkin, MN at 1:00 PM on June 15 with a burial to follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Aitkin. The Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Onsite Crematory, Yankton, SD is assisting with the service details. Online condolences may be sent at: www.opsahl-kostelfuneralhome.com. Live streaming of Pat’s services can be found at: https://my.gather.app/remember/robert-pat-williams.
Robert “Pat” Williams was born October1, 1942 in Aitkin, MN to Robert and Louella (Cochrane) Williams. Pat enjoyed life. He was a Veteran, and a lifelong member of the Mason Mystic Lodge 213, in Aitkin, MN. He loved to read military mysteries and historical and western books. On his many travels if there was a garage sale on the way, he was sure to stop. He spent many years at his cabin on Cedar Lake in Aitkin, doing what he loved best, fishing.
He volunteered his time for the local Republican Party in Aitkin and was a talented writer often writing articles for numerous local news outlets both in Minnesota and South Dakota.
Pat is survived by his loving wife Shireen Williams of Yankton, SD, sister Roberta “Bobbi” Williams of Aitkin, MN, daughter Erin Williams of Sioux Falls, SD, son Toby (Kerry) Woehl of Yankton, SD, grandchildren Brittany (Josh) Wagner, Brook (Jaclyn) Woehl, Brody Woehl, and six great grandchildren.
Pat was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Edward Williams.
The family would like to thank Avera Home Hospice and their staff for their wonderful care of Pat over the past three years.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert Williams, please visit Tribute Store
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1942 - 2023
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