Michael Duane Williams, 54 year old resident of Little Falls, MN, died Wednesday, July 3 at St. Gabrielâ€™s Hospital in Little Falls, MN. A grave side service was held Monday, July 8 at 9:00 A.M. at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery north of Little Falls, MN.
Michael D. Williams was born June 7, 1959 in Baltimore City, Maryland to Harry and Geraldine (Harvey) Williams. He grew up in Baltimore City, Maryland and attended school there. He enlisted in the United States Army on February 12, 1979 in El Paso, Texas and was honorably discharged on April 18, 1985. Michael received the Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Professional Development Ribbon, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Occupation Medal and the Sharpshooter Qualification Badge. He was united in marriage to Helena Arrighi. The couple has made Little Falls, MN, their home since 2012.
Left to cherish his memory his wife, Helena of Little Falls, MN; mother, Geraldine Williams of Baltimore City, MD; children, Michael William II of El Paso, TX, Natasha Marie Williams of OH; siblings, Michelle Williams, Candace Williams, Sincerea Williams, Jerry Williams, Harry Williams, Isaac Williams, Charlie Williams, Clarence Williams and Evelyn Peyton.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Williams.