Obituary: Blanche Joyce Williams |

Obituary: Blanche Joyce Williams

Blanche Joyce Williams died April 30, 2015, after a gastrointestinal illness. She was 91. Born Blanche Stanford on March 30, 1924, in Spokane, WA she married Mack A. Williams on April 7, 1942.

Blanche moved to Truckee in January 1994. She lived for years at the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments where she enjoyed cards, crafts and social activities. In 2012 she moved to Extended Care Facility in Truckee and loved Bingo and worship.

She was a loving, patient and kind wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Her zest for life was amazing.

She is survived by two of her sister Lorraine Nunziata (Michael) San Jose, CA; sons Terry Williams, Truckee and Del Williams (Colleen) Truckee; grandchildren Marco G. Williams (Jen) Fallbrook, CA; Terri Leigh Lopez (Rene) Truckee; Jimmy M. Williams (Rachel) Erie, PA; great-grandchildren Lexie and Adelyn Lopez (Truckee); and beloved friend Richard Dustin, Truckee.

Proceeded in death by her son Richard V. Williams (LasVegas, NV); husband Mack A. Williams (Sandy Valley, NV). Services at Truckee Lutheran Presbyterian Church, 11662 Hope Court, Truckee on May 14th at 10:00 a.m.