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Janet D. Williams, 85, of Williston, North Dakota, passed away Monday morning, December 17, 2018 at CHI Alexius Health Williston Medical Center in Williston.

Her Funeral Service will be held at Everson-Coughlin Funeral Home Chapel at 1:00 PM on Saturday, December 22.  Rev. Ross Reinhiller will officiate. Interment in Riverview Cemetery will follow the funeral service.

Friends may call at Everson-Coughlin Funeral Home on Friday, December 21, from 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM and for the hour preceding the service at the funeral home on Saturday.

Janet Darlene Goar was born in Williston, North Dakota to Kermit and Violet (Danielson) Goar on April 20, 1933.  She was raised and educated in Williston and attended Williston High School where she belonged to several organizations.

On November 29, 1951, Janet was united in marriage to Douglas Williams. They made their home in Williston where they raised their four daughters; Gail, Barb, Kathy, Karen and their son, Kurt.

Janet worked for the State Health Unit and retired with them.  She had lots of hobbies which included computer games, card games, reading, watching her favorite TV show 'Days of Our Lives', visiting with friends, cooking, listening to the Coyote basketball and baseball, women's bowling league, but most of all spending time with her family.

Surviving her are daughters, Gail (Clark) Hagen, Alamo, ND, Barb (Ken) Roack, Carpio, ND, Kathy Williams, Texas, Karen Ellenbecker, Velva, ND; sisters, Nyla Dahl, Watford City, ND, Linda Ydstie, Williston, ND, Susie (Mick) Moberg, Fargo, ND, Judy (Ed) Lodwig, Williston, ND; grandchildren, Jen Hagen, Mike (Stephanie) Roark, Jennifer Soggie, Chris (Melanie) Hagen, Candice (Kevin) Asmundson, Katie Broe, JD Baldwin, Casey Bates, Silke Baldwin, Kelsey Ellenbecker, Breanna Williams, and Miranda Williams; great-grandchildren, Taylor (Josh) Bucklin, Emily(Trevor) Christensen, Lvyia Roark, Nate Hagen, Mason Roark, Miya Cornelius, Brennan Asmundson, Stella Entzel, Hank  Roark and Haddie Roark; great-great-grandchild, Maximus Bucklin; nieces and nephews special to her heart; Stevie, Tracy, Adam, and Alex Burr; Debbie Burr; Brenda, Wade, Cole and Ryan Larmer; Bruce, Bailey and Bradey Burr; Jason and Laura Ditsworth; Nevin, Laura, Neil and Nolen Dahl; Nathan Dahl, Carol Percel; Janice Markert; Suzanne, Darrin, Lauren, Hayden & Chloe Buchholz; Karen, Derek, Courtney and Meaghan Rowcliffe; her lifelong friend, Louise Watterson.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Kermit and Violet Goar; husband, Doug Williams; son, Kurt; sister, Kay Johnson; and brothers-in-law, Arlyn Ydstie and Neil Dahl.

Friends may visit www.eversoncoughlin.com to share remembrances of Janet or leave condolences for her family.

The Everson Coughlin Funeral Home of Williston is caring for the family.


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