Obituaries

Obituaries

Stephen J. Williams 1954 - 2006 Topeka

Graveside services for Stephen J. Williams, 52, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Mount Hope Cemetery in Topeka.Mr. Williams died Saturday, May 20, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 20, 1954, in Leavenworth, the son of John L. and Helen M. Hiatt Williams. He graduated from Topeka West High School, where he was a member of Topeka West Singers. He attended the University of Houston.Mr. Williams operated a computer consulting business and was a member of the PC Club of Topeka.Survivors include his mother, Helen Williams; and companion, Christina "Kris" Vakas Bates.Friends may call after noon Thursday at the Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel in Topeka, where the family will receive them from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Assn., 837 S. Hillside, Wichita 67211 or Cat Association of Topeka, 1719 S.W. Gage Blvd., Topeka 66604. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.