John Williams, 63

John Williams, 63, of Elk River, died peacefully Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.
He was highly involved with Elk River Youth Basketball, the Elk River Quarterback Club, St. Andrew’s Church community and cherished his grandchildren.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, Feb. 24 at the Catholic Church of St. Andrew.  Interment was at St. Andrew Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society.  Dare’s Funeral and Cremation Service in Elk River served the family.
Mr. Williams is survived by wife, Diane; sons, Nathan (Amy), Mike (Marsha), Jeremy (Jennifer), James (Stephanie); 10 grandchildren; mother-in-law, Charleen; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, father-in-law, and nephew Tom.