Maison Ryan Arthur Williams

CALUMET – Maison Ryan Arthur Williams, 20 months old, passed away at The Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee, Wis., on Friday July 12, 2013.

He was born on October 17, 2011 in Laurium, the son of Joshua Williams and Emilee O’Connell.

Maison loved to dance and run around outside. He also enjoyed playing catch, tag, and hide-n-seek. He was always sharing his snacks with his puppy Rhyllee. Maison’s smile would light up the room and his laughter made it easy to fall in love with him. He was a very smart and intelligent little boy.

Preceding him in death was his maternal grandma Karen O’Connell.

He is survived by his parents, Joshua Williams and Emilee O’Connell; maternal grandparents, Gary and Joyce O’Connell of Laurium; paternal grandma, John and Dawn Grathoff of Calumet; paternal grandpa, Tom Williams of Laurium; great grandparents, Don and Linda Beck of Ewen; Gerald and Rita O’Connell of Dodgeville; Waino Niva of Frenchtown; his special friend and puppy Rhyllee; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the Lighthouse Faith Center Church, U.S. 41 in Calumet with Pastor Dan Rouse to officiate.

Friends may call at the church from 11 a.m. till 1 p.m. prior to the service on Saturday.

The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Burial will be in the Lakeside Cemetery in Hancock.