Lloyd Neil “Bud” Williams, died Monday, March 7, 2016 at Sanford Health, Fargo; he was 98. Bud was born in Fargo on March 14, 1917 to Fred and Carrie (LaPash) Williams and moved with his family to Moorhead where he grew up and attended school.
He was a gifted mechanic and electrician. As a young man he worked for Skelly Gas, Moorhead, MN. Throughout his life he was a car-enthusiast. In 1942 he entered the United States Army Air Corps and served his country as an aircraft mechanic during World War II. He later worked as an electrician at North Dakota State University, Fargo, for many years until his retirement.
Bud married the love of his life, Charlotte Zenk, on February 14, 1942. The couple were married for 69 years and were constant companions spending summers at their lake home and taking frequent trips together to visit friends and family. Charlotte died in 2011.
He is survived by a sister, Irene Sundahl, Moorhead; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife; a brother, Leonard; and a sister, Ruth Johnk.