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Leonard  Stephen Williams
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  • St. Peter's Church Memorial Fund
    303 N. Franklin St.
    New Bremen, OH 45869

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“Very sad to hear this news. Rest in peace.. Mr Basant Kumar Yuel and Mrs Sylvia Caroline Yuel nee Victor. Posted by their son in law Arun Andappan ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Arun Andappan - Raipur, India

“Alas, I am too late. I am a very distant relative of Mr. Williams. I would like to contact the family with whom we have no touch since 40years. My...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Arun Andappan

“Carmel, Joan, Mark, Della, and Steve, our deepest condolences to you and your entire family! We will always have fond memories of Lenny and will...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: dean kate hartwig - new bremen, OH

“I am so sorry to here of Lenny's passing. He was a good friend to anyone who knew him. He was one my special people who I enjoy being around. We...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Dave Salm - Minster, OH - Friend

“We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Lenny was always funny and cracking jokes and fun to work with. He...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Richard and Diane Naseman - OH

“Our deepest sympathies for your loss. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: The Karen Hadley Family - NJ

“We were one of the first friends of Lenny when you moved to Ohio,what great memories I have .That was over 40 years ago. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: tim wenning - celina, OH

“Our sincerest condolences to Carmel and children. Lenny always had a smile and friendly "hello" whenever we met him. Dick and Linda Anderson ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Dick and Linda Anderson

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Your Dad was a great guy and a wonderful neighbor. My parents were always very fond of him. ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Ralph Westerbeck

“Sorry to have heard of your loss I love all of you Lenny was an awesome man and you we're all great neighbors love and prayerrs to all ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Teresa Joyce - sidney, OH

“Carmel & Family - Just wanted to let you know I am thinking of you during this difficult time ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: Betty Wehrman - New Bremen, OH

“I wasn't privileged to know Mr. Williams but he must have been a very special man to have a son like Steve whom I think the world of. My deepest...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Adele Goodman - Mooresville, NC

“Lenny, thanks for making me laugh. Carmel,Joan,Mark,Della,Steven. We send you all our love and blessings. God Bless the whole family at this time of...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Beth Schoffner - Sidney, OH

“My sincere condolences for your loss. It is always difficult to lose a love one. May you find solace in the wonderful memories shared. And may the...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Tiffany - MI

“Condolences,prayers and love to the family. It was a pleasure and joy to know Lenny. ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Anita Farrington - Winston Salem, NC

“Lenny was truly one of the nicest people I've ever known. He will be greatly missed. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Diane Boyd - Friend

“Sorry to hear the loss of such a nice person - Our sympathy and prayers are with you all ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Collin & Penny Cox - OH

“I have lost a very good friend. A lot of great memories, he will truly be missed. REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Rick Schoby - Clayton, OH

“To The Williams Family, Are hearts are saddened today, as we received the news of your loss. Lennie was such a great guy, and we have so many...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Mark & Terri Doenges - Wapakoneta, OH


of New Bremen, OH, died on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 5:42 A.M. at the Heritage Manor of Minster. He was born on December 26, 1940 in Bombay, India, the son of the late His Eminence Mar Athanasius Archbishop Joel S. and Dorothy A. (Walters) Williams. On May 24, 1964 he married Carmel Haslem who survives in New Bremen. Also surviving are their children Joan (Mark) Schwartz, Mark (Deb) Williams, Della (Michael) Conradi all of New Bremen, and Steve (Jenny) Williams of Concord, NC, and six grandchildren. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Joan Williams.

Leonard was a long time member of the St. Peter's Church of New Bremen, and was a member of the Men's Group. He was a member of the Minster Eagles 1391. Born and raised in Bombay, India, he was a 1957 graduate of the Christ Church School, and was a member of the Indian Boxing Team. In 1972, he moved his family from India to New Bremen after taking a job with New Bremen Machine and Tool. He then worked for Crown Equipment Corporation of New Bremen for 31 years before retiring in 2006.

Funeral services will be on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 4:00 P.M. at St. Peter's Church, with the Rev. Ed Rinehart officiating. Calling hours will be held prior to the services on Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 1:00 until 4:00 PM at St. Peter's Church. Inurnment will be held at a later date in the German Protestant Cemetery of New Bremen. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Peter's Church Memorial Fund. Condolences to the Williams family may be left at

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