Ada W. Van Ness

WYOCENA  -- Ada W. Van Ness, age 94, died on Monday, August 9, 2010, at Columbia Healthcare Center in Wyocena. 

Ada was born on January 8, 1916, in Funks Grove, Illinois, the daughter of Walter Scott Williams and Ethel (Jones) Williams.  She was a dispatcher for CILCO Power and Light Company in Pekin, Illinois for over 25 years.  Ada had been very active in her church, and in church quilting groups.  She loved cats.

Ada is survived by her children, Jerry (Patricia) Van Ness, Portage, John (Nancy) Van Ness, Richardson, TX; her grandchildren, Jerry Van Ness, Jr., Naperville, IL, David Van Ness, Richardson, TX, and Karen Van Ness, San Diego, CA, other relatives and many friends.  Ada was preceded in death by her parents, 3 sisters, a brother, and her grand-daughter, Julie Van Ness.  

Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 14, 2010, at East Lawn Memorial Gardens, in Bloomington, Illinois, with Pastor Mark Greenwood officiating.  Burial will follow the service. Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.

The family would like to thank the staff of Columbia Health Care Center for their wonderful care of our mother.




For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)