Cover photo for Gaylord Williams's Obituary
Gaylord Williams Profile Photo
1922 Gaylord 2014

Gaylord Williams

February 22, 1922 — July 20, 2014

Gaylord Warren Williams, 92, Mandan, died July 20, 2014 at the Baptist Home in Bismarck.

A committal service will be held at 3 pm on Monday, November 3, 2014 at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery with full military honors.

Gaylord was born February 22, 1922 in Mandan to Warren and Albena (Suchy) Williams. He graduated from Mandan High School and attended Jamestown College. In 1944 he enlisted in the Army Air Force and served as a navigator with the 724th Bomber Sq., 451st Bomber Gr., and 15th AF USA in WWII from 1944-1945. Returning to ND he began working for Vantine Paint and Glass in Bismarck as a glass designer in the construction division. He was particularly proud of his work at BHS and the Gold Seal Building. The company later became Fargo Glass and Paint and Gaylord retired in the late 1980’s.

On December 11, 1947 Gaylord married Shirley Claire Loveland in Mandan. That day was the 25th wedding anniversary of Shirley’s parents, Walter and Helen Loveland. Gaylord and Shirley shared 66 years together, making many memories. Gaylord also enjoyed following the Minnesota Twins and Vikings.

Blessed to have shared his life is his wife, Shirley Williams, Mandan; daughter, Deborah Ogan, Mandan; grandson, Seth (Piper) Ogan, Olathe, KS; great granddaughters, Helen and Claire Ogan, Olathe, KS; and several nieces and nephews.

Gaylord was preceded in death by his parents; in-laws; brother, Henry (Betty) Williams; and sisters, Esther (Carl) Albers, Ruth (Oscar) Nybakken, and infant twins, May and June.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gaylord Williams, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 5

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree