Harvey Williams Obituary

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Harvey Williams

July 4, 1927 - January 29, 2012
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"Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see." Hebrews 11:1. On January 29, 2012 Harvey George Williams' sure hope was realized when our Lord Jesus Christ welcomed him into His Kingdom. Born to Peter and Anna (Luidens) Williams on July 4, 1927, Harvey graduated from Sheboygan High School. After high school he served as a firefighter in the United States Navy. When he returned home he re-met and married Charlotte J. Vetten of Sheboygan in 1950. Together in Christ they forged a partnership that lasted 56 years. Harvey attended Calvin College and later Lakeland College where he graduated with a...
"Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see." Hebrews 11:1. On January 29, 2012 Harvey George Williams' sure hope was realized when our Lord Jesus Christ welcomed him into His Kingdom.
Born to Peter and Anna (Luidens) Williams on July 4, 1927, Harvey graduated from Sheboygan High School. After high school he served as a firefighter in the United States Navy. When he returned home he re-met and married Charlotte J. Vetten of Sheboygan in 1950. Together in Christ they forged a partnership that lasted 56 years.
Harvey attended Calvin College and later Lakeland College where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. He continued his education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee graduating in 1968 with a Master of Science degree in Education. He later pursued a PhD. at Cardinal Stritch College in Milwaukee. Harvey touched the lives of many students in his career as a teacher at the school in Oostburg and later as a Guidance Counselor at Sheboygan North High School. He was actively involved in the Sheboygan County Area Retired Teachers Association and also supported Christian Home Missions.
Harvey and his wife Charlotte were founding members of Calvin Christian Reformed Church. For the past several years Harvey was an active member of Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Sheboygan. His wife preceded him in death.
Loving survivors include his sister, Delores Brill of Oostburg, WI; his children: Forrest (Chris) Williams and family of Georgia, Gail (Aaron) Levine and family of New Mexico, Dorann (Jerry) Schramm of Texas, Nick (Kris) Williams and family of Sheboygan and Susan (Andy) Percival and family of Florida. Harvey also leaves behind grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as many great friends and his church family from Grace OPC.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, at Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 4930 Green Valley Lane in Sheboygan with Rev. Brian De Jong, Pastor, officiating. Refreshments will follow at the church after the service.
In lieu of flowers, the Williams' family request memorial funds be sent to either the Sheboygan Christian School or sent to Grace OPC church and designated for foreign mission outreach.
Ballhorn Chapels is assisting the family.

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Who reigns from Heaven above,
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