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Krista R. Williams

Krista R. Williams, 51, passed away unexpectedly on October 7, 2020. She was born July 29, 1969 in Akron, Ohio to Ralph and Jean SchwarzKrista was an art major in college, receiving a degree in graphic design.  She enjoyed creating DIY projects and had renovated many homes over the years.  She had a love of flowers, gardening, traveling, and hiking out west, especially Utah.  Krista was kind and generous, a very giving person, helping those she could in life and a willing Lifebanc donor.  Krista enjoyed spending time with family, and was such a proud new grandmother.  She was always there to lift people up and make them laugh.

Krista was preceded in death by her father, Ralph Schwarz; and is survived by her husband, Gerald; son, Jake Williams; daughter, Mae Williams; stepchildren, Justina (Kevin) Ortiz, Zach Williams; grandson, Owen; mother, Jean C. Reid;  grandmother, Lieselotte Schwarz-McKissick; brother, Eric (Sandra) Schwarz; sister, Jodie (George) Fox; niece, Madeline.

Friends may call at the Bacher Funeral Home, 3250 Greenwich Road, NORTON, on Sunday, October 11, 2020 from 2 to 4 pm.  A private Celebration of Life Service will be held at the family’s convenience. 

For the safety of the family and other guests, masks are required, and the number of people permitted in the building at a time will be limited. Your cooperation and patience are appreciated.

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In loving memory of Krista. I am so grateful for all of the family events over the last few years; such enjoyable times Krista shared for weddings, birthday parties, an anniversary church celebration plus lunch gatherings. She always brought joy to these occasions. In deepest sympathy to Gerald, Jake, Mae, Justina, Kevin & Zach. Love, Judy Griffith

Judith Griffith Oct 10 2020 12:00 AM

Our sympathy goes out to the family of Krista. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of grief. May she rest in peace.

Pat and George Svokos Oct 9 2020 12:00 AM

Krista, our times together at OU are memories I will always have. I know you are flying high and loving large. I can still hear your laugh...such a sweet sound.

Michele Tipton Heberlein Oct 8 2020 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to Krista's family. What a sweet, kind fun loving lady who was so much fun to work with! RIP Krista as you fly with the angels in heaven...

Kathy long Oct 8 2020 12:00 AM

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