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Wayne C. Williamson, age 92 of Rock Falls, died Saturday, December 23, 2017 at his home.

Wayne was born on March 19, 1925 in Rock Falls, the son of Charles and Anna (Hinrichs) Williamson. Wayne joined the United States Army Air Corps in 1942 where he served in the Pacific theatre and earned multiple decorations. He was honorably discharged in 1946. He married Beverly Jean Hains on June 18, 1950 at St John's in Sterling. Wayne was a lifelong building contractor. He was a member of the American Legion Post 902. He also served as president and member of the Lyons club. In 1975 he was elected as an Alderman of the City of Rock Falls and served until 1985.

He is survived by his wife Beverly Jean of 67 years; his three children, Bruce Williamson of Chicago, Jill Leesman of Rock Falls, Lance (Christy) Williamson of Laramie, WY; six grandchildren, Lisa La Porta, Jennifer (Joshua Griffis) Bennett, Cody (Stormy) Williamson, Kayla Williamson, Jeremy (Morgan) Gabelmann and Brooke Smalling; six great grandchildren and sisters-in-law, Lois Williamson, Ruth Dietz and Carolyn (Travis) Watters.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Eugene Williamson.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 9:00-10:30 A.M. at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church in Sterling. Funeral service will follow at 10:30 A.M. at the church with Reverend Leo Patterson officiating. Burial with full military honors will be at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls. Arrangements completed by McDonald Funeral Homes.