Emily Lou Williams — Rochester

Emily Lou Williams died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, surrounded by family and friends in her home.

Emily was born July 7, 1980, to Dan and Judy (Maxfield) Williams in Austin. She moved with her family to Rochester at age one. Emily graduated from Mayo High School in 1998. While she was still physically able to, Emily enjoyed working with kids at Linda's daycare.

Emily loved warm beaches, roller coaster, karaoke, the geese at Silver Lake, four wheeling, hunting, fishing and camping.

Emily will be missed by her immediate family; mother, Judy (Gary); her brother, Ben (Cassandra) their children, Elijah, Tyler, Heaven and Megan; brother, Jed (Jolene) their daughters, Hailey, Emma and Elsie. Courtney (Jessie) and Mitch. Her special friend, Randy, daughter, Brittni (Donovan). Emily's maternal grandparents, Duane "Dutch" and Marylou Maxfield; paternal grandmother, Alice Williams; all of the rest of her family, friends, and every heart that Emily inspired along her journey.

Emily has now joined her dad, Dan Williams, and grandpa, Don Williams, who were anxiously waiting for her in heaven.

A visitation will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The funeral will be held at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes Sunday, Nov. 30, at 11 a.m.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place N.W., Rochester MN 55901, 507-289-3600, .